05 July 2018
Many of the websites contain harmful viruses and malware too, which could leave you at risk of being defrauded.
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.
27 April 2018
Amazon is rife with potentially dangerous counterfeits and other knockoff goods despite years of attempts to crackdown on mis-selling on its platform, a Guardian investigation can reveal.
09 March 2018
Side effects can include heart attacks, strokes and death. Buying from dodgy websites also increases the risk of being ripped off through credit card fraud or having your identity stolen.
21 February 2018
All five defendants were bailed ahead of a preliminary hearing at Southwark Crown Court on 21 March.
20 February 2018
Three people from north London are among five who have been charged as part of an investigation into the sale of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines.
14 February 2018
Counterfeits are difficult to distinguish from the real medicines and are extremely dangerous by their very nature given that they are not produced under regulated manufacturing conditions to ensure their safety.
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.