Blow to brand owners as UK’s Supreme Court finds directors not strictly liable for company’s IP infringement

Directors of defunct fashion business win appeal over lack of evidence they knew about – or turned a blind eye to – trademark infringements

‘An important moment in Chinese IP litigation’ – Burberry celebrates trademark infringement win in ‘key market’

The Baneberry brand sold products infringing the luxury retailer’s IP in pop-up shops and online

Quality and authenticity at issue in high-profile Chanel and WGACA case

Stobbs’ Harriet Berridge breaks down the issues and confirms that the burden is on resale platforms to ensure the goods they are selling are genuine

Amazon seizes seven million counterfeit products in 2023

E-commerce giant’s report shows number of fake products jumped by a million, as it increasingly leans on AI to detect fakes

Protecting luxury brands’ IP in Macau

Low registration fees and an active customs office are among the reasons IP protection is a simple strategy in Macau, writes local lawyer Bruno Nunes

‘We have to be as creative as counterfeiters’ – seven takeaways from the Anti-Counterfeiting World Law Summit

Delegates heard lively debate on how to tackle counterfeiters who are creative, resilient and constantly evolving

Speakers from Liverpool FC, Amazon, Mattel, Philip Morris to feature at Anti-Counterfeiting World Law Summit

Join brand protection managers, law enforcement and technology innovators on 18 October to share best practice in the fight against counterfeits

TikTok’s Oliver Walsh joins Rouse’s IP enforcement team

Rouse beefs up its intellectual property enforcement team with two new appointments in response to client need amid the changing anti-counterfeiting landscape

Counterfeiting linked to abuse of people and economy

Eve Alexander, head of intelligence analysis at the UK’s Intellectual Property Office, examines the sweeping changes in the counterfeiting landscape over the last decade

‘Local footprint’ is key to success tackling anti-counterfeiting in Africa

Forward Global’s head of illicit trade risk management on the unique challenges of combatting counterfeiters on the African continent

SCOTUS curtails foreign reach of US trademark law in surprise ruling

Some 70 years of jurisprudence ‘effectively overruled’ as proving infringing and counterfeiting acts abroad becomes harder

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Amazon and Canon join forces in fake goods lawsuit

The household names band together to file a joint trademark infringement lawsuit against fake Canon battery and charger sellers

60% of companies hit by pandemic-fuelled counterfeiting rise, survey finds

Trademark association provides insight into how companies are working to address counterfeiting

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