Topic: Anti-counterfeiting

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Tencent’s latest brand protection report points to drop in enforcement activity

Nearly 200,000 reports of counterfeiting activity received by Weixin in 2022, down 49% from 2020.

16 March 2023

Korea Brand Fashion Association sets sights on fakes as legislators eye action

From detecting counterfeits online to a ‘FAKE NEVER’ campaign, the association will target open marketplaces in South Korea.

15 March 2023

The NATRICHE case, or the importance of registering distinctive designs

The creator of the NATRICHE leather goods brand successfully relied on her industrial design registration for the Matera Unisex bag to stop the commercialisation of infringing products on social networks.

10 March 2023

Counterfeiter of Louis Vuitton goods faces court’s wrath for violating injunction order

The Delhi High Court ordered a counterfeiter to pay Rs500,000 to Louis Vuitton Malletier for disobeying an injunction order passed by the court.

08 March 2023

Korea Customs Service publishes 2021 annual report on IP rights seizures

The report shows that the number of seizures has dropped significantly in recent years, from a total of 52,423 products seized in 2018 to only 29,190 products seized in 2021.

07 March 2023

Swift enforcement action against importer and distributor of counterfeit luxury goods sends strong message to infringers

This action sends a powerful signal to infringers in the luxury sector that the IP police possesses the means to carry out quick actions nationwide.

03 March 2023

Meta launches campaign to educate “tens of millions of people” on dangers of counterfeiting

Meta has launched a new video campaign that aims to engage users on the dangers of counterfeiting and the need for vigilance when purchasing products via its platforms.

02 March 2023

Tokyo Police major counterfeits bust; Nokia changes logo; ICANN Latin America meeting update – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the US solicitor general giving oral arguments in an international trademark case, Manchester police seizing fake goods, and more.

28 February 2023

Authorities seize counterfeit paint in Lima establishment amid political crisis

Amid the social unrest currently gripping the country, the authorities have seized a significant amount of counterfeit paint bearing well-known trademarks.

23 February 2023

Hong Kong Customs vows parallel trade crackdown; Ports Group and BRANDIT merge; 7 Up brand refresh - news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO extending time limits for those impacted by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, and much more.

21 February 2023

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