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.
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.