Topic: Anti-Counterfeiting

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Changes to border measures and IP crimes: what you need to know

A reform of Ecuador’s IP laws came into force on 27 August 2021, providing greater efficiency in prosecuting IP crimes and correcting previous flaws in the border measure system.

05 October 2021

Authorities must do more: research reveals low levels of confidence in actions to combat scams

Consumers have little confidence in the effectiveness of police and government efforts to combat online scams, reveals new research from Scamadviser.

04 October 2021

Online marketplaces in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

In the latest instalment in our regular series identifying digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to three nations in Southeast Asia.

04 October 2021

Amazon reaches settlement with influencers, will donate payments to INTA

Amazon has reached a settlement with two influencers it accused of using TikTok, Instagram and Facebook to promote and facilitate the sale of counterfeit goods on its platform.

30 September 2021

SHOP SAFE Act advances: AAFA calls for swift passage as critics slam legislation

The Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-commerce (SHOP SAFE) Act has been approved by the House Judiciary Committee.

30 September 2021

Large seizure of fake toys and party decorations in exclusive Lima City district

A large amount of party decorations and toys, including Lego and Paw Patrol, were seized in a raid against a shop located in the upscale district of Santiago de Surco.

30 September 2021

Supply chain disruptions on brand protection: what to do about it

Co-published: Red Points’ Daniel Shapiro explains how brand owners can fight back when infringers try to exploit supply chain gaps to sell fake goods directly to consumers.

29 September 2021

Online marketplaces in Thailand that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

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

27 September 2021

Brand owners not blamed for counterfeits, but they still suffer the most

Electronics shoppers are most likely to cut ties with an official brand online after the accidental purchase of a fake, while unintentional counterfeit buys happen most often in the fashion space.

22 September 2021

Volkswagen drops ‘.brand’ new gTLD; Ice Cube likeness claim fails again; Watercress added to UK GI list – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at how verification sticker labels are reducing counterfeit seed cases in Kenya, Nodwin Gaming acquiring an IP portfolio, and much more.

21 September 2021

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