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Faking It

Some research into the psychology of counterfeit goods that I was involved in has received a some press coverage recently (please see the links at the bottom of this post). 625 more words

Marketing Communications

Alibaba has joined forces with Louis Vuitton and others to fight the $461 billion counterfeiting business

Less than a month after the US called out China’s largest online marketplace, Taobao, for its rampant counterfeiting, the Chinese company’s parent has formed an alliance of 20 brands to use data to fight fakes. 173 more words

eBay Using Pro Authenticators To Spot Counterfeit Items

Even though eBay is really just a middle-man, giving buyers and sellers a platform to transact business, it doesn’t want those buyers being conned into paying for counterfeit items, or sellers unloading potentially illegal knockoffs.  294 more words

Retail Services

China's Alibaba sues vendors over selling counterfeits -- While countinuing to sell counterfeits to the public

AFP

© AFP/File | Alibaba and its Taobao site have long been accused of providing a platform for the sale of knockoff brand-name goods

BEIJING (AFP) – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has filed a lawsuit against two vendors for allegedly selling counterfeit goods, it said, weeks after the US put its main platform on its “notorious markets” blacklist. 299 more words

Facebook’s Patent Application for Technology to Reduce Counterfeit Goods Sales

Facebook’s patent application for technology capable of recognising the content of images and the ability to flag them was recently published.

The patented technology has the ability to spot… 70 more words

Patents

China's Alibaba back on US counterfeits blacklist

BBC News

Alibaba raised $25bn when it floated its stock in New York last year. Reuters photo

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is back on the US’s “notorious markets” list over counterfeit goods sales. 384 more words