Why I am fighting counterfeits

There are probably just as many reasons to fight counterfeits as there are brands. We all have our own agendas. However – by fighting them, we share  the fact that we are contributing to a safer world, no matter the reason.   Still, we are so afraid...

How Counterfeit Goods Can Kill

Counterfeit goods can kill you. That’s not an exaggeration, nor a clickbait headline. It’s the truth, as many sad and preventable deaths have proven. By buying untested, uncertified products, you could be exposing yourself to serious harm.   Counterfeit drugs Without doubt, the most dangerous of all counterfeit...

How Brands Collaborate To Fight Counterfeiting

Collective actions could be the next best thing in the fight against counterfeiting, as brands team up to share information and crack down on counterfeit goods sold on popular online shopping destinations.   According to The Economic Impacts of Counterfeiting and Piracy, the cost of counterfeiting...

What are the most common penalties for counterfeiting?

At DH Anticounterfeit, we help you track down counterfeiters, but of course we can’t directly influence on the penalties that any offenders may receive. However, we’re using this blog post to try and make a strong appeal that simply not enough is being done to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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