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EU plans new directive against counterfeiting on the Web Measures against counterfeiting on the Internet could be included in the European Union’s planned Digital Services Act. The forthcoming... Studie zeigt Verbindung von IP-Verstößen und Organisierter Kriminalität Study shows links between IP infringements and organized crime A new report by Europol highlights the link between trademark infringements and other, serious crimes. Numerous current case studies... Fälschungen verursachen Milliardenschäden im Maschinenbau Counterfeits cause billions of losses in mechanical engineering The German mechanical engineering and plant engineering industry suffers increasingly from counterfeiting, says a study by the industry association... CJEU: Amazon not liable as offender for storing/shipping for third parties Amazon is not liable as offender for IP infringements by third parties if the company stores and ships the... Covid-19 disrupts counterfeiting – and brand protection The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has led to a slump in the production of counterfeits in China. However,... Anti-prize Plagiarius awarded to brazen counterfeiters The negative award Plagiarius again exposes blatant counterfeits that violate IP rights of European manufacturers. This time, four fraudsters...

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EU plans new directive against counterfeiting on the Web

July 2020 edition | Measures against counterfeiting on the Internet could be included in the European Union’s planned Digital…

Fake car parts, illegal food, and a new awareness campaign

July 2020 edition | Italian officials crack down on an automotive counterfeiting ring, while a large-scale operation against counterfeit…

Multi-million euro scam with automotive fakes uncovered

July 2020 edition | Italian investigators seize tens of thousands of fakes and stop a large-scale fraud involving counterfeit…

EU: Billions in lost sales due to counterfeiting

July 2020 edition | Counterfeiting causes huge losses in key economic sectors in the EU, according to a study…

Daimler reports 1.6 million seized counterfeits in 2019

July 2020 edition | The car manufacturer Daimler is taking decisive action against counterfeit car parts, as impressive figures…

Study shows links between IP infringements and organized crime

June 2020 edition | A new report by Europol highlights the link between trademark infringements and other, serious crimes.…

Europe: Spectacular actions against counterfeiting

June 2020 edition | In huge raids, authorities in Greece and Turkey dismantle illegal production sites for perfume counterfeits.…

Europol operation seizes a thousand tons of counterfeit pesticides

June 2020 edition | Confiscating more than 1,300 tons of fake pesticides, EU law enforcement agencies have once again…
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