Counterfeits and Human Health with Laurie Dempsey, Director at U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Laurie Dempsey is the director for Intellectual Property Rights and E-commerce Division at the Office of Trade within U.S. Customs & Border Protection. Her responsibilities include creating policies and solutions to stop counterfeits from crossing borders. Dempsey's department liaises with those on the ground who check and seize counterfeit goods, as well as focuses on initiatives that inform the public about the dangers of counterfeits. In her interview, she explains how counterfeiters have been taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to spread fraudulent goods.