Topic: Anti-counterfeiting

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Major raid on fake mobile phone accessories store carried out in Lima shopping centre

Over 1,200 fake mobile phone accessories bearing brands such as Apple, LG, Samsung and Sony have been seized in a store located in an affluent part of the capital.

20 April 2022

Online marketplaces in Spain that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

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In the next instalment of our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Spain.

19 April 2022

Fighting counterfeits around the world: new free-to-view guide now available

The latest Anti-counterfeiting & Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide is now available to users.

19 April 2022

Singapore police’s anti-counterfeiting message; Harry and Meghan face brand challenge; ICANN launches audit round – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at companies urging the US Congress to include anti-counterfeiting measures in a China bill, and much more.

19 April 2022

Romania: non EU borders add to Customs' workload

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

Since 2017 customs offices have been sending the minutes concluded between them and the warehousing firms to rights holders. These minutes include the costs for warehousing and the monetary value of the goods as declared by the counterfeiter.

15 April 2022

Germany: preventive measures should be tailored to the market in which the rights holder operates

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

A substantial problem in certain sectors (eg, fashion) is the rise of fake websites that are technically devised in a way that makes determining the acting party extremely difficult; the trail often leads to servers in opaque, faraway locations. In a number of such cases, the WHOIS registration records use of false or stolen identities.

15 April 2022

China: Customs ups its game as counterfeiting continues to grow

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

With the booming development of e-business in China, many legitimate brand owners are expanding their businesses in the Chinese market. At the same time, numerous counterfeit goods are transacted in or exported from China.

15 April 2022

Canada: anti-counterfeiting driven by strong rights holder engagement

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

The primary responsibility for battling counterfeit products lies with rights holders, which must take steps to protect and enforce their rights through comprehensive licensing arrangements, diligent civil enforcement and the training of and cooperation with law enforcement and customs authorities.

15 April 2022

India: counterfeiting remains a serious concern in both physical and online markets

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

Like the covid-19 virus, with every countermeasure, trade in counterfeit products mutates and poses new challenges.

15 April 2022

Going phishing: countering fraudulent campaigns

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2022

These days, phishing has developed into a much more sophisticated attack vector, with fraudsters seeking a bigger catch by impersonating genuine businesses and organisations, especially financial institutions and, owing to covid-19, medical and healthcare organisations.

15 April 2022

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