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Experience with fakes harms intent to buy originals

Ausgabe Februar 2019 | Consumers who have gathered experiences with counterfeit products are more likely to buy the fake…

EU publishes first-ever counterfeiting watch list

January 2019 edition | With its recently published watch list, the EU aims to encourage action against counterfeiting. The…

The year in review: These are the highlights from 2018

November 2018 edition | News from 2018 illustrated the alarming scale of counterfeiting and showed how counterfeiters try to…

Interpol: new action against fake medical products

October 2018 edition | During this year's large-scale operation against counterfeit pharmaceuticals, named Pangea XI, Interpol has recorded a…

Companies neglect the risks of industrial espionage

September 2018 edition | The threat of industrial and economic espionage is dramatically overlooked by many companies, according to…

Fines for buying counterfeits?

August 2018 edition | To step up the fight against counterfeiting, a German legal expert now demands penalties for…

Interpol: worldwide raids against counterfeiting

July 2018 edition | With a major operation across four continents, Interpol and local authorities have now struck a…

EUIPO study shows comprehensive picture of counterfeiting in EU

June 2018 edition | Around 60 billion euro are lost every year in 13 key economic sectors alone, according…

Fakes in social media: Europol seizes thousands of products

May 2018 edition | In a large-scale surveillance operation, Europol has now successfully taken on product and brand piracy…

German customs: value of seized fakes rises to 200M euros in...

April 2018 edition | More than 21,500 shipments of counterfeit goods were seized by German customs officials in 2017.…