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.
The US government has highlighted China as a hotspot for Internet piracy in a report assessing 40 countries’ efforts to protect US citizens’ IP.
An independent data protection body in the EU has warned that proposed anti-counterfeiting and piracy legislation could breach privacy provisions under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
French luxury fashion brand Chanel has been awarded nearly $3 million in damages after filing a trademark infringement complaint against dozens of online sellers.