Posted: 5 May 2012 Last revised: 17 May 2016
Date Written: March 9, 2012
ACTA proponents rely on claims of a growing piracy and counterfeiting threat. In the absence of credible evidence of the threat or that the measures in ACTA will reduce the threat, ACTA is no more than enforcement theater.
Keywords: ACTA, copyright piracy, trademark counterfeiting, enforcement theater
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Rens, Andrew, Enforcement Theater: The Enforcement Agenda and the Institutionalization of Enforcement Theater in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (March 9, 2012). Suffolk Transnational Law Review, Vol. 35, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2051175