Tag: counterfeit goods


Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise: A Case Study

Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise: A Case Study

The trade in counterfeit merchandise globally is getting worse, and US retailers are being hit the hardest, according to a 2017 report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office, “Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact.”

Imported pirated and counterfeit   Read More


Fighting the Fakes: How to Build Your Brand Protection Strategy

Fighting the Fakes: How to Build Your Brand Protection Strategy

A study by the Government Accountability Office, released in January, observes a shift in sale of counterfeit goods from “underground” or secondary markets, such as flea markets or sidewalk vendors, “to primary markets, including e-commerce websites, corporate and government supply chains, and traditional retail stores.”

Additionally, the physical appearance of counterfeit   Read More