Unwitting or not, landlords are key intermediaries in the US$917 billion global trade in counterfeit goods. Here are several steps landlords can take to combat illegal economic activity.
ICC welcomes NIPRC signing of Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit
The US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRC) has become the latest signatory of the historic Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods (DOI).
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.
Leaders of the freight forwarding and logistics industry gathering for the 56th World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) taking place in Malaysia this week will hear for the first time from a brand owner representative underscoring concern about the global transport of counterfeits and the work being done to [...]
Here are five ways that counterfeiting hurts society and what we can do about it.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) and the International Trademark Association (INTA) have announced a third instalment of their series of joint workshops, to take place in Beijing. Scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 21 at the Kerry Hotel in Beijing the event, co-organized by the [...]
How can the rights holders of copyright, trademarks and patents work with intermediary agencies and governments to curb the counterfeiting and piracy of goods? The one-day workshop will be held at the Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town on 31 August bringing together major stakeholders from across Africa to explore opportunities for rights holders, [...]
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 [...]