One in six online shoppers are tricked by websites selling counterfeit goods, a new report has revealed.
The English Court of Appeal has ordered a re-trial in a case in which retailer Marks & Spencer was deemed to have infringed flower supplier Interflora’s trademark in its use of Google AdWords.
Retailer Marks & Spencer and flower company Interflora have both maintained their positions following the decision to re-hear their trademark dispute over Google AdWords.
A host of online retailers in China has pledged to cooperate with the authorities in a bid to root out sellers of counterfeit goods.
A UK police force dedicated to tackling IP crime has received a boost after it was given funds to keep it open beyond its original tenure.
A court in India has passed an order preventing an online retailer from selling goods using the name L'Oréal following a claim that products have been sold online using the French brand’s trademark.
Brand owners in the UK will for the first time have the power to order internet service providers to block websites selling counterfeit goods, following a ruling at the English High Court today.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has appealed against a US ruling in which trademark claims by a civil rights group toppled a Christian organisation’s free speech defence.
UK investigations into IP abuse are increasingly moving from traditional online venues to social media sites, a government report has claimed.
Brand protection company NetNames has confirmed that its former director of piracy analysis, David Price, has joined the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.