Topic: Anti-counterfeiting

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Collaboration; information sharing; effective communication – takeaways from WTR Connect: Asia Anti-Counterfeiting

Insights from the WTR Connect: Asia Anti-Counterfeiting event, with expert speakers from brands including Amazon, ASICS, Dyson and LEGO Group.

10 June 2022

Amazon reveals takedown number and $900 million investment in brand protection services

Amazon has published its second annual Brand Protection Report, highlighting significant investment in proactive and reactive anti-counterfeiting measures.

09 June 2022

Why notice and takedowns are not enough alone

Notice and takedown strategies might appear to be a magic bullet for soaring levels of online counterfeits, piracy and frauds. However, Jose Werner of Dannemann Siemsen explains why they should not come at the expense of real-world action and may cause more harm than good, depending on the industry sector and particularities of the case.

09 June 2022

Clarifications on the need for ACA recordal of IP rights

Trademark owners who do business in Kenya should record their most important Kenyan or foreign trademark registrations with the Anti-counterfeiting Authority.

09 June 2022

Taking off our attorney hats in support of World Anti-Counterfeiting Day

A look at, and clarification of, the US consumer guidelines on how to detect and defend against counterfeit goods in support of World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, which took place on 8 June.

09 June 2022

Counterfeits on the rise: young people flocked to fakes during covid-19 pandemic, EUIPO finds

A new study from the EUIPO has revealed a significant increase in the number of young people aged 15 to 24 in Europe intentionally buying counterfeit products.

08 June 2022

Malaysia counterfeit seizures; USPTO to terminate Rospatent functions; CNIPA releases annual report – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Amazon not being liable for third-party counterfeits, the EUIPO teaming up with exhibition and events associations, and much more.

07 June 2022

Tidal wave of crypto infringement: new service takes down over 2,500 NFTs

Digital global solutions provider OpSec Security has rolled out “the world’s first NFT solution” to help clients combat infringement in this emerging space.

06 June 2022

Landmark decision on platform liability issued

In a dispute between an individual and online marketplace Olx SA, the Commercial Chamber has adopted an approach to platform liability that will undoubtedly be applied in trademark-related matters in the future.

06 June 2022

DNS Abuse Institute to launch centralised tool for reporting domain name abuses

The DNS Abuse Institute has developed NetBeacon, a one-stop location to reduce friction and ease exchanges between registries, registrars, brands and other stakeholders seeking to stop domain name abuses.

01 June 2022

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