It is a common problem all over the world- the sale of counterfeit luxury goods. Intellectual property laws are flaunted and copycat goods are sold on Canal Street in New York City or hotspots such as the ShenZhen market in China. 123 more words
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Theft is an age old crime. However theft no longer means just breaking into houses or banks to rob gold and money. It now also includes robbing people of their ideas; and is more commonly referred to as intellectual property theft. 938 more words
By Aishwarya Bedekar, III BSL LLB, ILS Law College, Pune
Here’s a rather interesting incident I came across on the Internet.
On 5th January more than 50, 000 fake products were destroyed by police authorities at the Tuanjishan disposal center in Zoushan city, East China’s Zhejiang province. 250 more words
After another Chinese government agency scolded e-commerce giant Alibaba and its eBayesque subsidiary Taobao over its mismanagement of its business and for selling or allowing bogus goods to be sold to the public, the country’s Ministry of Commerce has pledged to crack the whip on the online industry and try harder to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods. 173 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — According to federal agents, counterfeit goods flood into the United States during the holidays.
And as CBS2’s Kris Van Cleave reported, U.S. 300 more words