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.
APL, Honda and Longchamp newest signatories of historic declaration to stamp out maritime shipping of counterfeits
The addition of 3 new signatories comes on the 1st anniversary of the signing of the original Declaration in Nov. 2017, by leading shipping companies, leading freight forwarders and major multinational brand owners.
Here are five ways that counterfeiting hurts society and what we can do about it.
Prominent members of ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy initiative will be among the brand owners and representatives from the international shipping industry converging at a major meeting of industry leaders in Singapore this week to discuss ways in which to prevent the maritime transportation of counterfeit goods across borders. Singapore, 25/04/2017 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) addressed United Nations (UN) delegates on how the trade in counterfeit and pirated goods helps to finance organized crime and terrorism. The meeting was held under the auspices of the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT) and brought together representatives from UN member [...]