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Counterfeit electrical goods spark concerns

UK08-06-2018

One in three UK residents has accidentally purchased a counterfeit electrical item online, according to a new report.

EUIPO report highlights dangers of online counterfeits

EU06-06-2018

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.

PIPCU seizes more than 2,000 counterfeits from UK address

UK01-06-2018

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.

Makeup or fakeup? Report says social media aids counterfeit cosmetics

International31-05-2018

The availability of counterfeit makeup products on social media has become “increasingly pervasive”, with 19.5% of surveyed online shoppers purchasing fake cosmetics online by mistake, according to new research.

Amazon and eBay targeted in FCC letter

US30-05-2018

A letter addressed to Amazon and eBay has accused the platforms of hosting “rogue” streaming devices which contribute to IP theft, copyright infringement, and consumer fraud.

Incopro raises $21m funding for online brand protection

UK22-05-2018

Online brand protection company Incopro has raised $21 million in funding from equity investor Highland Europe for bolstering its efforts to track down IP infringers.

Frisbee maker throws TM suit at counterfeiters

US14-05-2018

The brand responsible for the Frisbee has targeted a number of online counterfeiters in a trademark lawsuit filed last week.

Alibaba anti-counterfeiting alliance triples in size

China09-05-2018

Alibaba’s anti-counterfeiting alliance has tripled in size since its inception in January 2017, with membership climbing to 105 brands.

Volkswagen and Audi take counterfeiters to court

US09-05-2018

Car makers Volkswagen and Audi have sued a number of online counterfeiters, accusing them of selling fake products which include vehicle parts and accessories. 

Europol investigations seize 20,000 fake goods from social media

EU04-05-2018

More than 20,000 packages of counterfeit medicine, phones and accessories have been seized from social media platforms, according to Europol.

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