Topic: Anti-counterfeiting

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Success for Abercrombie & Fitch as counterfeit products are withdrawn and destroyed

Following the discovery that a chain of hypermarkets was selling counterfeit footwear bearing its trademarks, Abercrombie & Fitch was successful in obtaining the withdrawal of the infringing products from the market.

26 May 2022

Criminal court requires defendant to pay bond of over €1.5 million during preliminary investigation phase

Although other criminal courts have used this measure in similar circumstances, setting the defendant a bond in order to meet any possible financial liabilities is still rather unusual.

20 May 2022

Audi counterfeiter faces higher damages for lack of cooperation

The lack of cooperation of an individual whose company was found to wilfully counterfeit and infringe Audi AG’s trademark and design patent rights has motivated a court to significantly increase damages against them.

18 May 2022

Uprooting the entire counterfeiting network by chasing online sellers: case study of recent success by US golf anti-counterfeiting group

The case exemplifies the success of the US Golf Manufacturers Anti-counterfeiting Working Group’s long-term anti-counterfeiting programme.

17 May 2022

Online anti-counterfeiting strategies in Malta that brand owners must be aware of

Featured in Online marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the next instalment of our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor, we head to the European island nation of Malta.

16 May 2022

Inside HDMI Licensing Administrator’s unique IP pool strategy

As HDMI Licensing Administrator celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, its IP leaders are reflecting on the unique aspects of the IP pool as they make plans to grow beyond that number – with trademark strategy central to their success.

04 May 2022

Meta targeted in anti-counterfeiting suit; ARIPO calls for Seychelles IP plan; Disney launches homeware brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at 21,000 counterfeiting cases being solved in China in 2021, most UK consumers opposing plain packaging on unhealthy food, and much more.

26 April 2022

Research uncovers counterfeit purchasing mindsets, provides pointers on consumer engagement

New research has revealed that consumers are inclined to purchase fake goods despite knowing they are supporting criminal networks and human exploitation.

26 April 2022

Online anti-counterfeiting strategies in Uruguay that brand owners must be aware of

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 Uruguay.

25 April 2022

Honda launches 3D printing clampdown; Match Group wins court battle; China to regulate fonts – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at ICANN contributing $1 million to the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, Bryan F Moore being named ITC administrative law judge, and much more.

22 April 2022

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