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.
Video game maker Atari Interactive has accused online custom t-shirt maker Zazzle of copyright and trademark infringement in a lawsuit filed earlier this week.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office has announced that a team of coders called Cryptomice are the winners of its inaugural anti-counterfeiting blockchain competition.
The International Trademark Association will campaign for an “accessible, contactable and accurate” Whois database of domain name registration information to help tackle online counterfeiters.
Shoe brand Vans and sportswear company The North Face are seeking to tackle an “explosion” of online counterfeiters in a lawsuit which lists 831 domain names.
The UK Intellectual Property Office has said it is considering ways to make blocking of IP-infringing websites cheaper for rights owners.
The business entity for former rock band Pink Floyd is seeking an injunction against Chinese individuals and businesses for allegedly selling counterfeit goods online.
One in three UK residents has accidentally purchased a counterfeit electrical item online, according to a new report.
A new report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office has revealed that the internet and social media are increasingly being used to benefit counterfeiters in the EU as a result of advertising revenue.
The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has seized more than 2,118 items from a residential address in the UK, during a period of action against suspected online sellers of counterfeit goods.