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16 July 2018
Rogue trader Ashley Colin Turner was fined nearly £11,000 after he was caught selling counterfeit superhero costumes.
05 July 2018
Many of the websites contain harmful viruses and malware too, which could leave you at risk of being defrauded.
02 July 2018
A couple are beginning 10-month jail terms for peddling counterfeit goods, including fake Disney dolls, some of which were potentially toxic with chemical compound levels 2,000 times safety limits.
27 June 2018
Cheshire West and Chester Trading Standards brought the case against Tony McKeating, 45, following an investigation into the sale of counterfeit Pandora jewellery being sold on an online auction site.
13 June 2018
Some of the most popular e-commerce sites are being misused by ruthless sellers as a platform to exploit online shoppers, exposing them to thousands of substandard, counterfeit and suspected recalled electrical goods.
07 June 2018
The EUIPO has released a new report, compiling research since 2013, to present a comprehensive and updated picture of the scope and impact of IP rights (IPR) infringement in the EU. In particular, it emphasises the value of IP rights for EU economies and firms, the increasing sophistication and diversification of counterfeiters, and the impact of IPR infringement to the EU.
06 June 2018
One in three UK consumers have mistakenly purchased a counterfeit electrical item online, according to new findings.
31 May 2018
City of London Police, recently seized over 2,000 items – including clothing, shoes and handbags – in Manchester as part of its crackdown on counterfeit goods sellers on Facebook Marketplace.
02 May 2018
The duo sold hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of goods online, laundering cash through eBay and PayPal.
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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.