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China’s new e-commerce law positive for IP protection, say lawyers

China05-09-2018

China’s new e-commerce legislation is a positive development in the country’s fight against IP violations and counterfeit distribution, according to lawyers.

China raises anti-counterfeiting pressure on e-commerce platforms

China03-09-2018

China has introduced legislation that will hold e-commerce platforms, such as Alibaba and Pinduoduo, jointly responsible for counterfeit goods sold by third parties on their site.

Adobe hits Florida man with software suit

US22-08-2018

Adobe Systems has accused a Florida man of “piratical” conduct after he “systematically” infringed the trademarks and copyright associated with the company’s computer software.

USPTO launches counterfeits competition

US20-08-2018

The US Patent and Trademark Office has launched a new competition to combat counterfeiting, centring on consumer education and deterrence.

Harley-Davidson grabs injunction against counterfeiters

US14-08-2018

Harley-Davidson has secured an injunction against counterfeiters that failed to respond to the motorcycle manufacturer’s trademark infringement lawsuit, filed earlier this year.

Dubai targets social networks in counterfeiting crackdown

08-08-2018

The Dubai Department of Economic Development has this year shut down 4,879 social media accounts which were being used to sell counterfeit products.

Estée Lauder files suit to protect Mac brand against fakes

US26-07-2018

Estée Lauder has filed a US lawsuit against a number of domain names and online marketplace accounts allegedly being used to sell counterfeit make-up, in an effort to protect its Mac Cosmetics brand.

Jägermeister takes shot at GearLaunch over counterfeits

US13-07-2018

Alcohol brand  Mast-Jägermeister took GearLaunch to court earlier this week, accusing the online retailer of “blatant and wilful violations” of Jägermeister’s trademarks.

NBA, MLB and NHL tackle online counterfeiters

US09-07-2018

Five US sporting organisations, including the National Basketball Association, the Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, have filed a trademark infringement and counterfeiting claim against online marketplaces.

PIPCU reaches 50,000 counterfeit website suspensions

UK05-07-2018

The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has suspended more than 50,000 websites for selling counterfeit goods since its inception in 2013.

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