Young consumers who are prone to ‘impulse’ buying are at risk of falling for fakes this Black Friday, November 23, according to a report shared with TBO.
More than 80% of companies will change their brand protection strategies over the next year to cover new cybersecurity and fraud threats.
Louis Vuitton has accused online retailers of counterfeiting, infringing and diluting its “most distinctive and popular design trademarks”, in a complaint filed yesterday.
The UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has launched a crackdown on the online sale of fake poppy merchandise in the run up to Remembrance Day, November 11.
Adidas has taken nearly 200 defendants to court over the sale of counterfeit trainers online.
German car maker BMW has alleged that counterfeiters are using online marketplace eBay to advertise and sell fake BMW-branded products, in a lawsuit filed last week.
Germany-based sportwear company Puma has filed a trademark infringement claim against five individuals for allegedly selling counterfeit items on Facebook.
The UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has warned trick or treaters against buying fake fancy dress costumes online in the lead up to Halloween, on October 31.
More than a quarter (26%) of British consumers has been ripped off in the past year through purchasing something online only to discover that it was counterfeit.
E-commerce company Alibaba has claimed that it doesn’t meet any “meaningful definition of a notorious market” so its subsidiary Taobao should be removed from the US Trade Representative’s 2018 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets.