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Global brand and content protection: developments and emerging technologies
  • Venable LLP
  • USA, Global
  • April 27 2016

Counterfeiting, piracy and IP infringement have assumed epidemic proportions, largely due to technological advances and globalisation. The Internet's

Protecting rights at the borders: a global strategy
  • Zacco
  • Global
  • September 18 2015

The global trade in counterfeit and pirated goods is more than just an ever-present nuisance for rights holders, legitimate businesses and consumers

3D printers: the Sesame to unleashed IPR infringement!
  • Inlex IP Expertise
  • Global
  • October 10 2013

IPR holders have serious reasons to worry! The invention by Professor Calculus in the cartoon of 1972 titled "Tintin and the Lake of Sharks" is not a

Do your suppliers use unauthorized IP? A critical, emerging global business risk
  • White & Case LLP
  • Global
  • June 10 2013

Do you know whether the suppliers in your supply chains use unauthorized intellectual property (IP)? Are you in a position to answer this question

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) strives to strengthen protection for copyright and trademark owners throughout the world against counterfeiting and piracy of their products by attempting to harmonize the laws of member nations. But will it?
  • Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
  • Global
  • October 12 2011

ACTA signed by U.S., Australia, Canada, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Morocco, and Singapore - all that's left for it to come into effect is the deposit of instruments of acceptance by six of these signatories

Surprise, surprise - IP theft is on the rise...
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • Global
  • January 24 2011

A report issued by MarkMonitor, an online brand protection business, indicates that websites offering pirated digital media content such as RapidShare.com, Megavideo.com and Megaupload.com, attract over 53 billion hits per year in total

China amends copyright law and customs regulations in response to WTO ruling
  • White & Case LLP
  • China, Global
  • May 5 2010

China recently amended the Copyright Law and Regulations for Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (the "Customs IPR Regulations") to bring its IPR-related rules and regulations into compliance with an adverse World Trade Organization (WTO) panel ruling

Draft Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) signals a potential significant increase in IP protection at international borders
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA, Global
  • April 22 2010

On April 21, 2010, the long-awaited draft text of the multinational Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement ("ACTA") was finally released

Working with the international community against counterfeiters and pirates
  • Global
  • April 19 2010

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) has focused on combating IP crime since 2002 and has committed a significant amount of its resources to this cause

OECD issues report on counterfeiting and piracy of tangible products
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Global
  • February 11 2010

A recent report from the Organisation for Economic and Co-operation and Development (OECD) confirms what has been known for a long time: that counterfeiting and piracy of tangible goods is a major impediment to global trade, and is only getting worse