Topic: Anti-Counterfeiting

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The fight against counterfeits online: perspectives from an e-commerce platform

Andy Chua, senior vice president of the Lazada IP Rights Protection Team, reveals how Southeast Asia’s leading e-commerce platform protects IP rights online while meeting rights holders’ needs for efficiency and responsiveness.

22 December 2021

Spider-Man comic trademark battle; UKIPO denies New Zealand manuka honey GI; CIPO backlog appears to stabilise – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at WIPO launching a new global awards programme, Cincinnati Customs and Border Protection officers seizing fake jewellery and scarves, and much more.

17 December 2021

Making the business case for brand protection: the key arguments to make

David Cooper, CEO and founder of IPSecure, identifies the key arguments that can be made to the business when seeking backing for, and resourcing of, online brand protection efforts.

15 December 2021

“Far from a victimless crime” – scathing report reveals abuse and slavery alongside counterfeit production

A groundbreaking report from the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade has shone a light on the behind-the-scenes production of counterfeit goods.

06 December 2021

Customs seizures drop a third in pandemic, EUIPO report finds

The number of fake items detained at the EU border fell by over a third last year, according to a new report by the EUIPO and the European Commission.

01 December 2021

Tommy Hilfiger and Under Armour among first to join Mercado Libre’s new Anti-counterfeiting Alliance

We go behind the scenes at Mercado Libre’s new Anti-counterfeiting Alliance to learn how the collaboration project fits in with the platform’s aims to fight online infringement.

30 November 2021

One action, many targets: the litigation strategies behind multiple-seller counterfeiting cases

To combat the tactics used by sophisticated online sellers, a number of brands have successfully implemented litigation programmes seeking asset restraints against multiple seller aliases in a single case.

25 November 2021

INTA reveals new Strategic Plan; NFTs to revolutionise anti-counterfeiting; INAPI gives Madrid Protocol update – INTA 2021 report

For a final time, WTR takes a look at the highlights and learnings from this year’s INTA Annual Meeting.

19 November 2021

Shell ditches ‘Royal Dutch’; INFORM Consumers Act applauded; EUIPO adjusts attachment pilot – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Authentic Brands Group buying a UK photography archive, 10 million adverts for counterfeit goods being removed, and much more.

19 November 2021

EUIPO offers payment processors anti-counterfeiting blueprint

The EUIPO has published a new discussion paper recommending a series of preventive and reactive best practices for electronic payment service providers to protect their services from misuse by infringers.

17 November 2021

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