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Electronics, cosmetics, clothing, tobacco – news in brief

Officials in Bavaria seize hundreds of fake Airpods // Pensioner makes tens of thousands of euros with fake cosmetics // Counterfeiting ring for fake sports goods and clothing busted // Brisk activity blows the cover of counterfeiting store // Tens of tons of counterfeit cigarettes confiscated

E-commerce, organized crime, customs successes – news in brief

Alibaba to protect IP rights of more and more brands // Germany: officials confiscate hundreds of products // Organized crime curbed in France // Millions of pharmaceutical fakes seized in Africa

Nuclear power, pharmaceutics, electronics, sporting goods – news in brief

Counterfeit components found in nuclear power plants // Pharmaceutical counterfeiting ring broken up // Canon blocks gateway for Chinese counterfeits // Hundreds of thousands of fake sporting goods seized

Electronics, pellets, automotive, cosmetics – latest news in brief

Smartphone counterfeiter arrested in western Germany // Hundreds of tons of wood pellets seized // Trader of counterfeit rims busted // Sports coach engages in large-scale counterfeiting trade // Unified Patent Court is coming

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Counterfeit clothing, electronics, detergents – latest news in brief

USA: Multi-million counterfeiting dollar ring dismantled // India: Manufacturer of counterfeit detergents, personal care products busted // Amazon sues counterfeiters jointly with GoPro, Asmodee // Online platform files patent against virtual counterfeits

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

EU: Thousand tons of illicit pesticides seized // Italy: Packaging site for counterfeit perfumes shut down // Poland: Thousands of fashion fakes seized // UK: Fake merchandise and other counterfeits seized // Russia: Prize draw to promote Track-and-Trace

Europe, USA, China – latest news in brief

Malta: Customs score massive seizures // Spain: Tens of thousands of fakes seized in raids // Poland: Bottling plant for counterfeit alcohol dismantled // USA: Prestigious retailer suspected of selling fake whisky // China: Sentence in spectacular case of counterfeit golf equipment

Pharma, fashion, social media – latest news in brief

Counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines found in Mexico, Poland // Thousands of fakes seized in Belgium, Germany // Facebook, Gucci sue counterfeiting vendor on social media // Tens of thousands of designer fakes seized in the UK.

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