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What happens to seized counterfeit goods?

The damage caused by counterfeit goods to the economy, environment and even perhaps our overall quality of life should be something of a given for most people. Perhaps Intellectual Property rights-holders are those most likely to feel the true pinch of this rogue industry, but...

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New Ticketing System, Employees and Global Brand Protection Summit

We have some exciting news at DH Anticounterfeit. We are happy to announce that we have launched a new ticketing system for support matters and that our team is now expanding with the addition of five new employees. We are also pleased to inform you...

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Weapons Against Counterfeiting

Counterfeiters make up a large army that threatens brand integrity and equity. Of course, we fight back every single day, as do numerous other entities – but no measure is ever enough. If you want to protect your brand from the menace of counterfeiting, you...

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TRANSPORTED BY FAKES

When one thinks of counterfeit items, the obvious items such as branded luxury articles come straight to mind. Less known counterfeit items include fake food stuffs, and to a much lesser extent, consumers are not fully aware of the growing industry of counterfeit transport related...

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What makes your brand worth counterfeiting?

What makes your brand so irresistible to counterfeiters?   The illegal trade of counterfeited goods is constantly on the rise, and a recent study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has estimated that it is costing the global economy a whopping €250 billion in...

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Brand protection in 2030

The shady counterfeit business has boomed into a global industry worth $461 billion. This is nearly doubled their share in the global market the latest decade. Brand owners recognise this threat and utilize a plethora of brand protection efforts to combat it, how will this...

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Are you handling more brand protection cases than you were yesterday?

There is always a band protection manager (BPM) who says that the number of their counterfeit cases has dropped after a certain action has been taken or a new solution has been introduced. Is that a good or bad sign?   Apparently, the BPM who report it...

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What does counterfeit really mean, and how easy is it to buy fake products?

If you look up the meaning of the verb ‘counterfeit’ in a dictionary, you’ll find something along the lines of: ‘To make an imitation of, imitate (with intent to deceive)’.   This might seem like a straightforward definition, but in reality counterfeiting is a more complex issue...

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How to spot and avoid counterfeit products

According to the IACC (International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition), counterfeiting has increased by 10,000% over the past two decades due, partially, to high rates of consumer demand.   Unfortunately, consumers often don’t realise they’re buying counterfeit products because it’s so difficult to identify them. After all, counterfeits are everywhere...

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