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Photo platform Yupoo serves as a shop display for fakes

June 2020 edition | Counterfeiters use the Chinese online image platform Yupoo to promote their illegal offers to buyers.…

Amazon establishes new anti-counterfeiting unit

June 2020 edition | Amazon pledges to take stronger legal actions against counterfeiting. A new interdisciplinary team is to…

Multi-million counterfeiting ring operates under the nose of brand owner

May 2020 edition | A recent report shows how a counterfeiting syndicate generated an estimated 20 million euros in…

Covid-19: Counterfeit drugs on the rise in Africa

May 2020 edition | The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a dramatic increase in counterfeit pharmaceuticals in Africa. The…

Intel warns about counterfeit computer processors

April 2020 edition | IT giant Intel warns of numerous fake processors, among others traded on the Chinese market,…

Covid-19 disrupts counterfeiting – and brand protection

March 2020 edition | The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has led to a slump in the production of…

Anti-prize Plagiarius awarded to brazen counterfeiters

February 2020 edition | The negative award Plagiarius again exposes blatant counterfeits that violate IP rights of European manufacturers.…

Diesel takes an active approach in fighting counterfeiting

February 2020 edition | The fashion label Diesel reports the seizure of tens of thousands of counterfeit clothing items…

Online trade in fake storage media thrives

February 2020 edition | A recent sample shows the scale of the trade in counterfeit electronics on the Internet.…

Amazon pledges to improve cooperation with authorities

January 2020 edition | Sharing more data on alleged vendors of fakes with law enforcement agencies – this way,…