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Jährlich Plagiate für Hunderte Milliarden Euro gehandelt Hundreds of billions of euros worth of fakes traded annually The cross-border trade in counterfeits alone reaches a staggering 464 billion euros per year, says a new study by... Deutscher Zoll Beschlagnahmungswerte steigen 2020 dramatisch German customs: sharp increase in seizure value in 2020 German customs saw a massive surge in the value of seized counterfeits in 2020. In total, authorities seized counterfeits... Schmähpreis Plagiarius brandmarkt dreiste Fälscher Anti-prize Plagiarius denounces brazen counterfeiters The German negative award Plagiarius is once again highlighting several brazen counterfeits. This year, numerous original manufacturers from Baden-Württemberg... Millionenschwerer Betrug mit gefälschten Parallelimporten Scam worth millions with counterfeit parallel imports As alleged gray market goods, counterfeit detergents worth millions were placed on the market in Switzerland – and made... Maritime shipping is main transport route for fakes More than half of the value of seized counterfeits is obtained from sea freight shipments, and Germany acts as... Europäische Amazon-Seiten auf schwarzer Liste Amazon: European platforms blacklisted Next to other, often-criticized marketplaces, several sites of Internet giant Amazon end up on the U.S. government’s new Notorious...

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Hundreds of billions of euros worth of fakes traded annually

June 2021 edition | The cross-border trade in counterfeits alone reaches a staggering 464 billion euros per year, says…

Take part now: New study on counterfeiting and brand protection

June 2021 edition | Just take 10 minutes and complete our anonymous survey! Jointly, the brand protection experts from…

Huge strike against trade in illegal pharmaceuticals

June 2021 edition | In a global operation, Interpol and authorities of over 90 countries seized several million counterfeit…

Pesticides, perfumes, fashion, consumer goods – latest news in brief

June 2021 edition | EU: Thousand tons of illicit pesticides seized // Italy: Packaging site for counterfeit perfumes shut…

EU: IP protection in third countries often lacking

June 2021 edition | A new analysis by the European Commission shows which countries outside of the EU are…

New INTA-Guide highlights brand protection on the Web

June 2021 edition | Check out the current, free online guide Addressing the Sale of Counterfeits on the Internet…

German customs: sharp increase in seizure value in 2020

May 2021 edition | German customs saw a massive surge in the value of seized counterfeits in 2020. In…

Amazon publishes its first-ever brand protection report

May 2021 edition | Amazon found and destroyed more than two million counterfeits in 2020. This was recently released…
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Europe: Raids on counterfeit cigarette producers Authorities in several EU countries recently took major action against counterfeit cigarettes. Tens of millions of illegal goods were seized an ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. France: Customs seizures rise sharply in 2020 In 2020, French customs seized around 20 percent more counterfeit items compared to the previous year. This sharp increase of around 1.1 million additional counterfeits ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. Gefälschter Schmuck in Millionenwert beschlagnahmt USA: Counterfeit jewellery seized Customs investigators in the US have seized thousands of counterfeit designer jewellery items. The would-be brand-name pieces of jewellery, which ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. Europol-Aktion gegen gefälschten Safran Spain: Europol seizes fake saffron Authorities dismantled a criminal organization that allegedly traded hundreds of kilos of fake saffron worth millions of euros. The counterfeiters ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. Ungarn – Millionen gefälschte Beruhigungsmittel beschlagnahmt Hungary: Millions of counterfeit sedatives seized Several million counterfeit sedative tablets were confiscated by authorities in Hungary at an illegal underground factory for counterfeit ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. USA – Millionenschwere Beschlagnahmungen auf Flohmarkt USA: Counterfeit goods worth millions seized at flea market Authorities in Texas have seized thousands of counterfeit designer products at one of the world’s largest flea markets. Criminal proceedings ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia. Frankreich Gefälschte Fahrradteile enttarnt France: Counterfeit bike parts discovered Counterfeit bicycle parts bearing a well-known manufacturer’s name have been identified in France following a cyclist’s accident. Originally ... © Africa Studio / Fotolia.