Several factors contribute to the wide-scale proliferation of counterfeit and pirated products in Vietnam.
World Intellectual Property (IP) Day takes place on 26 April, highlighting the essential role IP rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.
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.
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.
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 [...]
Here are five ways that counterfeiting hurts society and what we can do about it.
Brand and transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goods
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma to Deliver Keynote Speech at the IACC 2016 Annual Spring Conference
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]