Tag: counterfeit merchandise


Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise and Brand Erosion

Putting the Brakes on Counterfeit Merchandise and Brand Erosion

The trade in counterfeit merchandise globally is getting worse, and US retailers are being hit the hardest, according to a new 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.”

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Counterfeit Goods and Trademark Enforcement

Counterfeit Goods and Trademark Enforcement

According to statistics from the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC), the total value of intellectual property (IP) rights-related seizures was about $1.22 billion in 2014. Leading IP abuse investigators predicted that the estimated value of cross-border trade in counterfeit goods and pirated physical products would reach nearly $1.77 trillion in 2015,   Read More