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 have filed a claim accusing 53 e-commerce sellers of trademark infringement, counterfeiting and unfair competition.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office has launched a worldwide competition which aims to unlock the potential of blockchain to combat counterfeiting.
Belgium’s Pro League and Spain’s LaLiga top tier football leagues have teamed up in an anti-piracy scheme.
Energy drinks maker Monster Energy Company has sued a number of alleged online counterfeiters based in China.
The head of a gang that made more than £4 million through the sale of counterfeit CDs has been jailed.
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.
Jewellery and luxury goods brand Tiffany has secured a permanent injunction and damages against numerous online counterfeiters.
Amazon has stepped up its fight against counterfeiters after filing four joint lawsuits yesterday.
E-commerce site Amazon has fired back at criticisms that it is “complicit” with counterfeiters.