AI and dark web to challenge brand safety: MarkMonitor
Artificial intelligence, the dark web and augmented reality are three areas that will threaten the safety of brands over the next five years, according to a report by brand protection company MarkMonitor.
Adidas and Reebok take action against 53 e-commerce sellers
Adidas and Reebok have filed a claim accusing 53 e-commerce sellers of trademark infringement, counterfeiting and unfair competition.
EUIPO launches anti-counterfeiting blockchain competition
The European Union Intellectual Property Office has launched a worldwide competition which aims to unlock the potential of blockchain to combat counterfeiting.
European football leagues join forces in anti-piracy campaign
Belgium’s Pro League and Spain’s LaLiga top tier football leagues have teamed up in an anti-piracy scheme.
Monster Energy Company takes on counterfeiters
Energy drinks maker Monster Energy Company has sued a number of alleged online counterfeiters based in China.
Counterfeit CD gang boss jailed after PIPCU investigation
The head of a gang that made more than £4 million through the sale of counterfeit CDs has been jailed.
Chanel files TM claim against vintage store
Chanel has brought a lawsuit alleging trademark infringement against a vintage store in New York, accusing the retailer of “piggybacking” on the reputation of luxury brands.
Tiffany awarded permanent injunction against counterfeiters
Jewellery and luxury goods brand Tiffany has secured a permanent injunction and damages against numerous online counterfeiters.
Amazon files multiple lawsuits in fight against counterfeiters
Amazon has stepped up its fight against counterfeiters after filing four joint lawsuits yesterday.
Amazon defends itself over claims of being ‘complicit’ with counterfeiters
E-commerce site Amazon has fired back at criticisms that it is “complicit” with counterfeiters.