TRIPS Article 69 says members agree to cooperate with each other to
eliminate international trade in goods that infringe intellectual
In order to achieve this member governments have agreed to set up
contact points, to announce these to other members through the WTO, and
to share information. Members have also agreed to encourage their
customs authorities to cooperate and share information with each other,
particularly on counterfeits, which infringe trademarks, and pirated
products, which violate copyright.