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  • 15 Apr 2018 7:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Criminal trade mark offences can apply not only to the distribution and sale of counterfeit goods but also to 'grey' goods, under the Supreme Court's ruling in R v C.

    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/691618/Trademark/Brand+Portfolios+New+Types+Of+EU+Marks+Now+Available

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two suppliers of Kodi-type illegal devices have today each been jailed for four and half years in Newcastle Crown Court after being found guilty of conspiracy to defraud.

    https://www.fact-uk.org.uk/illicit-streaming-devices-sellers-jailed-for-four-and-half-years/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scamming job seekers is at an all-time high. Be wary of this sign a job isn't real.


    https://www.inc.com/jt-odonnell/no-1-sign-a-job-posting-is-fake.html


  • 25 Mar 2018 7:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The investigation was initiated by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) following a referral from UK record labels industry body, the BPI (British Phonographic Industry).


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1005/head_of_counterfeit_cd_selling_gang_that_made_ove#


  • 11 Mar 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Underage youngsters buying false ID through online websites to obtain age restricted products are not only committing a serious offence, but are leaving themselves open to having their identity stolen.

    https://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2519544/fake-ids-found-in-lancashire/

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A corner shop where thousands of counterfeit cigarettes were seized by police and trading standards investigators in a series of raids may be closed down

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2018/03/01/corner-shop-at-risk-of-closure-after-raids/

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Amazon pledged to tackle counterfeiting in 2017, but its lax policies are still hurting inventors and small companies, one supplier says


    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/amazon-faces-criticism-being-apos-141900386.html

  • 25 Feb 2018 10:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/16036047.Group_charged_in_investigation_over_selling_counterfeit_medicines/


  • 25 Feb 2018 10:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The new HMRC Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS), launching on 1 April 2018, will crackdown on non-EU businesses which, by failing to comply with VAT regulations, are flooding the UK market with cheap, often fraudulent, online goods.


    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/hmrc-vat-fraud-crackdown-fight-counterfeit-goods-1663418

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