Our website makes use of cookies. To find out more please read our privacy policy
Close

Login

Loading...
You are now logged in.

Latest News - Pesticides

Page 1 of 2  Next »

New campaign warns ‘there’s more at stake when it’s a fake’

25 September 2017

The campaign highlights the many consequences of buying counterfeit goods online. One of the main consequences of buying counterfeit goods on websites, social media and online is identity crime. When buying items, people will part with personal details such as their address and financial information which allows fraudsters to set-up new websites selling counterfeit goods in their name.

Read More…

Intellectual Property Crime on the Darknet

20 September 2017

Intellectual Property (IP) crime is committed when someone uses an intellectual property right without the authorisation of its owner. Counterfeiting and piracy are terms used to describe a range of illicit activities related to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement. Most counterfeit goods infringe a trademark, which means that a good is produced without the authorisation of its rights holder. Piracy refers to the illegal use of literary and artistic works protected by copyrights. Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) are increasingly involved in the violation of IPR

Read More…

Counterfeit pesticides seized during operation Silver Axe II

06 July 2017

Europol, together with OLAF, has supported an intensive coordinated international operation carried out at major seaports and airports. 16 EU countries - including the UK - were involved in inspecting over 940 shipments of Plant Protection Products.

Read More…

Intellectual Property Perception - 2017 Survey - EUIPO

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.

Read More…

Call to stamp out sale of counterfeit goods on social media sites

09 March 2017

09.03.17 - A whistleblower wants authorities to stamp out sales of illegal cigarettes, booze and fake designer brands on social media in Spalding.

Read More…

Brand & transport leaders sign historic declaration to stop maritime shipping of counterfeit goods

30 November 2016

30.11.16- Leaders from global shipping firms, freight forwarders, brand owners - whose products are counterfeited - and industry organisations representing both industries signed a joint " Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods " today in Brussels. It marks the first time the global shipping industry and brand owners have made a public commitment to work together to stop the transport of counterfeit goods on shipping vessels.

Read More…

£17bn of fake goods 'costing tens of thousands of British jobs'

22 November 2016

22.11.16 - The rise of online shopping has bolstered the counterfeit economy, with UK consumers now twice as likely to see fakes on sale online as they were a year ago, according to new data released by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) and online brand specialist NetNames.

Read More…

Number of counterfeit goods seized by EU authorities continued to rise in 2015

23 September 2016

23.09.16 - Customs authorities across the EU seized an estimated five million more counterfeit items in 2015 than the previous year, according to new figures released today by the European Commission. This means that the number of intercepted goods grew by 15% compared to 2014. More than 40 million products suspected of violating an intellectual property right were detained at the EU's external borders, with a value of nearly €650 million.

Read More…

Leicestershire CC warning: absolutely no legitimate way to sell counterfeit goods - action will be taken!

16 July 2016

16.07.16 - A stark warning has been issued to retailers across Leicestershire after it was found many believed they weren’t breaking the law by dealing in openly described dodgy merchandise.

Read More…

Page 1 of 2  Next »

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.

Read more >

Join now!

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.

Read more >