25 June 2015
25.06.15 - Stoke-on-Trent City Council officers have seized 14,000 counterfeit cigarettes and 5kg of hand-rolling tobacco in a joint operation with Staffordshire Police.
24 June 2015
24.06.15 - Biggest enforcement operation ever seen in the England, Wales and Northern Ireland launched to combat piracy on social media.
23 June 2015
23.06.15 - At Swansea Magistrates Court on Tuesday 23rd June, Asim Parvez of 78 Eden Bridge Road, Hallgreen, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to 12 charges under the Trademarks Act 1994. The court heard that on 10th September 2014, during a routine inspection of Neath September Fair, Trading Standards officers observed the occupants of stall 39 selling various perfumes, including “Only The Brave” and “1 Million”.
22 June 2015
22.06.15 - Trading Standards officers have been carrying out raids across West Yorkshire amid reports that traders have been selling illegal tobacco and supplying to under age children.
22 June 2015
22.06.15 - A DARTON man was handed 100 hours of community service for the possession and supply of fake cycling clothing and sunglasses. Lee Thortersen used his website, Facebook and Ebay pages to sell the goods after sourcing them from China. These included many popular cycling brands such as Castelli, Specialized, Sky Rapha, Trek and Giant.
20 June 2015
20.06.15 - Police officers, working with drug dogs and specialist teams, targeted locations in Mastrick, Northfield and Seaton as part of Operation Maple.
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.
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.