Cynthia Fischer Presented at the International Bar Association ConferenceOn October 20, 2014 by Schnader
Nonprofit Organizations co-chair Cynthia Fischer spoke at the International Bar Association Conference in Tokyo on October 20, 2014. She spoke in the “Hot Topics in International Sales” session on the subject of Anti-Counterfeiting. Ms. Fischer and her co-presenter, John Eastwood of Eiger Law, who practices in Taiwan, explored the sources of counterfeiting, and the explosion of counterfeit products which threaten health and safety, such as medicine, airbags, and airline machine parts. They discussed the enforcement methods employed by customs authorities in the U.S., the EU and Asian countries. They also discussed the ways in which practitioners can assist their clients in taking anti-counterfeiting measures. Ms. Fischer is the chair of the Financial and Tax aspects of International Sales Sub-Committee of the IBA International Sales Committee.