31 05, 2019

ICC BASCAP publishes first report on counterfeiting and piracy in Vietnam

2019-06-07T17:09:36+02:00May 31st, 2019|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

Several factors contribute to the wide-scale proliferation of counterfeit and pirated products in Vietnam.

26 04, 2018

World IP Day 2018: 5 questions to ICC Commission Chair Ingrid Baele

2019-01-08T11:41:01+02:00April 26th, 2018|Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

World Intellectual Property (IP) Day takes place on 26 April, highlighting the essential role IP rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

30 03, 2018

New Chair appointed to ICC Commission on Intellectual Property

2019-01-08T12:01:18+02:00March 30th, 2018|Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

Ingrid Baele, Vice-President of Philips Intellectual Property and Standards, takes the helm of ICC’s influential Commission on Intellectual Property this week—the first woman to hold the position.

15 01, 2018

Indian Customs and brands join forces to fight fakes

2019-01-08T12:41:00+02:00January 15th, 2018|BASCAP, Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property, News|

Protection by Indian Customs is becoming one of the most effective tools for brand owners to safeguard their consumers from fakes. A further enhancement of public-private cooperation to crack down on the trade in counterfeiting is required.

14 12, 2017

BASCAP and React to host workshop to protect India’s consumers and economy from counterfeits

2017-12-15T10:49:54+02:00December 14th, 2017|BASCAP, Global issues & trends, Intellectual Property, News|

The escalating impact of counterfeiting and piracy on India’s economy and society has resulted in an evolution of the role of Customs authorities, from conventional fiscal functions to efforts to protect consumers from hazardous or sub-standard goods, including counterfeits, entering the country. New Dehli, 14 December 2017 To highlight the important role of Customs [...]

30 11, 2016

Brand and transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goods

2016-11-30T16:37:18+02:00November 30th, 2016|BASCAP, Intellectual Property, News|

Brussels, 30 November 2016 Brand owners and representatives from the international shipping industry have joined forces in signing an historic declaration of intent aimed at preventing the maritime transport of counterfeit goods. Leaders from global shipping firms, freight forwarders, brand owners - whose products are counterfeited - and industry organisations representing both industries signed [...]

20 05, 2016

Do more to keep counterfeit goods out of global supply chain, brand owners and intermediaries told

2016-11-16T11:49:58+02:00May 20th, 2016|Intellectual Property, News|

Speaking at a major anti-counterfeiting conference in Orlando, US, on May 20, Jeffrey Hardy, Director of the ICC initiative Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), urged brand owners and intermediaries to work together with their business partners to stop the infiltration of fake goods into the global supply chain. Addressing over 550 participants [...]

28 04, 2016

The diversity of specialised jurisdictions revealed by ICC report

2016-11-16T11:49:58+02:00April 28th, 2016|Intellectual Property, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has published a groundbreaking report on the adjudication of intellectual property cases worldwide, providing a snapshot of the structures and practices of specialised intellectual property jurisdictions (SIPJs) in a group of geographically and economically diverse countries. The report was launched on April 28 in Moscow during a session organized by ICC [...]

20 04, 2016

Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma to Deliver Keynote Speech at the IACC 2016 Annual Spring Conference

2016-11-16T11:49:59+02:00April 20th, 2016|Intellectual Property|

Jack Ma, Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group, the world's largest online and mobile marketplace, will be the keynote speaker at the IACC 2016 Annual Spring Conference on May 18-20 in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. The Spring Conference attracts more than 500 top leaders from business, law, security and government to discuss the intellectual property enforcement industry's [...]

18 04, 2016

OECD report shows growth in counterfeiting, losses to global economy

2016-11-16T11:49:59+02:00April 18th, 2016|Intellectual Property, News|

The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative has called on governments to strengthen enforcement of intellectual property rights following the release of a new report indicating that trade in counterfeit goods has increased by over 80% in a five-year period. Published today, the new Organisation for Economic [...]

15 04, 2016

What would Leonardo Da Vinci make of today’s innovation environment?

2016-11-16T11:49:59+02:00April 15th, 2016|Intellectual Property, News|

Today at ICC we are celebrating the birthday of Leonardo Da Vinci, born on this day five hundred and sixty-four years ago. To mark the anniversary of the man recognized worldwide for his creativity and inventiveness, we are asking ourselves what the great man himself would think about today’s innovation landscape and if he would [...]