As has been the case for years, Europol is taking part in World Intellectual Property Day. The fight against intellectual property crime is of high importance to our agency as it not only impacts businesses and economy, but also the health and safety of many European consumers.
The Council today adopted the Accessibility Act, a directive on the approximation of EU member states legislation on the accessibility requirements for products and services. It is estimated that more than 80 million people in the EU, affected by some degree of disability, will benefit from the new rules.
Today, the European Commission released its 2018 report on the Safety Gate for dangerous products, the former Rapid Alert System.