US border officials carried out more than 24,000 seizures of counterfeit and pirated goods valued at more than $1 billion in total in the 12 months to October 2013, official figures show.
The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market and Europol have organised a conference to tackle counterfeiting and piracy in sport.
Three UN agencies have combined to educate tourists about the dangers of a number of illicit practices such as counterfeiting.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that goods imported to the EU from online channels based outside the EU can be destroyed.
The US Department of Justice has charged four men with conspiracy to commit criminal copyright infringement for their alleged roles in the pirating of Android apps.
Indonesia has filed a request with the WTO to consult with the Australian Government about three laws, including the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011, that require that all tobacco products in the country be sold in plain packaging.
Students from Dallas high schools came to the International Trademark Association’s annual meeting to learn more about anti-counterfeiting.
Hong Kong customs officials have arrested two men and seized more than 8,000 counterfeit tablets worth $840,000.
Canada’s government has introduced a bill that will bring Canadian trademark and copyright law in line with aspects of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.
A trio of US members of congress has expressed “deep” concerns over the way government officials shut down websites that are suspected of aiding piracy or selling counterfeit goods.