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31 March 2017
31.03.17 - Consignments made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on buy and sell pages for the south-east of England. The cut-price tobacco and cigarettes are being sold through the social media site's Marketplace pages and offer hand delivery.
24 March 2017
24.03.17 - Trading Standards Officers and police who raided premises at the Oak and Ash Business Park, in Ash Street, Spinney Hills, in August 2015, discovered hundreds of garments, thousands of counterfeit labels and machinery for making garments.
23 March 2017
23.03.17 - How do EU citizens perceive intellectual property? To what degree do they respect intellectual property rights? How does their perception change based on how old they are or where they live? Through a series of in-depth studies, EUIPO has carried out the first EU-wide assessment of citizen perception of IP, and the relevant drivers of consumer behaviours.
17 March 2017
17.03.17 Alison Statham, Director General at the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) took part in a roundtable discussion with Jo Johnson last week. Mr Johnson, the new Minister for Intellectual Property (IP) was keen to hear from leading associations, like ACG on; issues and concerns about the UK leaving the European Union (EU), IP enforcement and other IP related topics.
14 March 2017
14.03.17 - Alamzeb Khan (31) of Ardwick Street, Burnley, appeared before Burnley Magistrates on Friday 10th March. He pleaded guilty to four offences relating to the supply of counterfeit cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco and another offence relating to incorrect health warnings on cigarettes packets.
10 March 2017
10.03.17 - Europe is increasingly being targeted by sellers of counterfeit goods, placing unwitting consumers at risk and funding organised crime.
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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.