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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.…

EU calls on China to improve insufficient IP protection

March 2018 edition | In a new report, the EU Commission now sharply criticizes the often inadequate IP protection…

Worst-of awards Plagiarius once again expose brazen counterfeiters

February 2018 edition | On 9 February, the German association Aktion Plagiarius e. V. awarded a total of ten…

Counterfeiting ring charged with 3,200 cases of piracy

January 2018 edition | In Bochum, three members of a counterfeiting ring are currently on trial for supposedly having…