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A blueprint for private and public sector partnership to stop counterfeiters

18 October 2021

On the one-year anniversary of its launch, the Amazon Counterfeit Crimes Unit celebrates its successes and highlights the key impediments to holding more counterfeiters accountable.

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Beware Counterfeit/Fake Aesthetic Products

12 October 2021

Manufacture of counterfeit or fake goods is more commonly associated with clothing and perfume – but over the years, the UK has seen numerous seizures of non-surgical treatment products that are not authentic.

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Don’t Toy with Children’s Safety

07 October 2021

This week the British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) published a report highlighting that 88% of toys bought from 3rd party online sellers were found to be illegal for sale in the UK and that 49% of toys tested were unsafe for children to play with.

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Shady third-party sellers are running rampant online. It’s time for Congress to step in

05 October 2021

The internet marketplace has fundamentally changed the way Americans shop. From back-to-school supplies to Christmas gifts, even medicines to everyday needs like groceries, anyone’s shopping list is only a few clicks away.

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ACG Protecting Brands Online Roundtable with Bukalapak

04 October 2021

ACG members were able to meet with the team at Bukalapak for a roundtable discussion regarding plans to stop counterfeit goods being sold online. Bukalapak is an Indonesian technology company which specialises in e-commerce, was founded in 2010 and has over 70 million active monthly users.

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ACG Protecting Brands Online Roundtable with Tokopedia

23 September 2021

Yesterday members of the ACG were able to meet with the brand protection and legal team from Tokopedia for a roundtable discussion about what they are doing to stop fake goods being sold on their platform.

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ACG Goes Live on BBC Crime Watch

22 September 2021

This morning The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) Director General, Phil Lewis took his turn in the spotlight as he appeared as a special guest on the real-life crime programme.

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Karate teacher jailed for selling counterfeit goods worth more than £500,000

21 September 2021

A karate teacher has been jailed for four years after selling fake DVDs and counterfeit foot care products.

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ACG contributes to the The Brand Protection Professional

20 September 2021

This month The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) Director General, Phill Lewis contributed to The Brand Protection Professional (BPP).

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ACG Protecting Brands Online Roundtable with Wish.com

15 September 2021

Today ACG members got a chance to meet with Wish’s Brand Protection Team for a roundtable discussion about how our members can protect themselves and their IP rights. Wish is an e-commerce platform where businesses and manufacturers can sell their goods directly to consumers.

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About ACG

ACG represents more than 3,000 brands affected by this influx of fakes into the UK and delivers an international network of information, advice and contacts on all aspects of IP protection. Working with Government and law enforcement agencies since 1980, ACG is focused on providing an effective and sustained response to counterfeiting.

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Membership with the ACG is the best way to work with government and enforcement bodies to protect your brand. Our Roadshows and training days help you reach out to police, trading standards and border force officers and tell them about your genuine products.

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