It used to be pretty easy to spot counterfeit luxury goods online: when a handbag that normally costs, say, $3,000 is available for $50 on a website that popped up overnight, that’s usually a pretty good hint. 242 more words
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Harish S. Adwant
Enforcers of Intellectual Property Rights (EIPR), India’s largest investigation agency specialising in anti-counterfeiting solutions, busted a racket of counterfeit goods hoarded and circulated e-business retailers. 159 more words
World Anti-Counterfeiting Day on 24th June is being marked this year with a series of events across the globe and an awards presentation.
Counterfeiting is a global problem that simultaneously attacks legitimate businesses, threatens the livelihoods of honest worker and contributes to the criminal profits of organised criminal gangs. 438 more words
When it comes to fighting fakes, Alibaba’s head of internet security says cooperation beats the courtroom any day.
Ni Liang, who runs the Hangzhou, China-based company’s anti-counterfeiting operations, was speaking to Reuters days after Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and other luxury brands owned by Paris-based Kering SA sued Alibaba in New York, alleging the e-commerce giant had knowingly made it possible for counterfeiters to sell fakes. 635 more words
Fighting the rising tide of counterfeit goods is a constant battle for luxury brands, and a big priority if they want to stay in business. That’s why a French company behind luxury brands like Gucci, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta and sportswear names like Puma is suing Chinese online marketplace Alibaba, claiming it’s making it easy for customers to buy counterfeit goods in bulk through its websites. 493 more words