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  • 21 Oct 2014 11:45 AM | Sylvia Jones

    Consumers must beware of illegal traders who are increasingly using the internet to sell counterfeit and pirated goods, according to the Intellectual Property (IP) Crime report published by Baroness Neville-Rolfe.

    http://www.retailfraud.com/police-ip-crime-unit-investigated-28-million-worth-ip-crime/

     

  • 21 Oct 2014 11:38 AM | Sylvia Jones

    A counterfeit goods trader caught with thousands of fake games and DVDs was sent from court branded “thoroughly dishonest”.

    http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/judge-tells-fake-dvd-trader-7950518

     

  • 10 Oct 2014 10:02 AM | David Clark (Administrator)

    The Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU) is this week launching a new campaign called Hang Up on Fraud. Latest intelligence shows that fraudsters are increasingly targeting consumers directly over the phone.

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/news-and-appeals/campaigns-and-initiatives/Pages/Hang-up-on-fraud.aspx

     

  • 02 Oct 2014 8:47 PM | David Clark (Administrator)

    New measures that modernise the intellectual property (IP) framework came into force on 1 October 2014, modernising copyright law and helping designers and patent holders protect their valuable IP.

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/major-reform-of-intellectual-property-comes-into-force

     

  • 30 Sep 2014 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    Border Force officers at the Channel Tunnel entrance in France have seized around 578 boxes of counterfeit cosmetic gift sets with a potential value of up to £10 million.

     https://www.gov.uk/government/news/10m-fake-cosmetics-seized-by-border-force

     

  • 30 Sep 2014 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    Cartier International, the luxury watch and jewellery company, is attempting to block websites allegedly selling counterfeit goods in a test case that could have far-reaching consequences for the internet.

    http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/25/cartier-legal-attempt-block-websites-counterfeit-goods

  • 25 Sep 2014 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    City of London Police Commander, Steve Head, has today (24 Sept) called for greater global co-operation and a worldwide day of action to tackle organised criminal networks who are making millions of pounds through intellectual property (IP) crime.

    http://www.cityoflondon.police.uk/advice-and-support/fraud-and-economic-crime/pipcu/pipcu-news/Pages/global-collaboration-to-tackle-IP-crime.aspx

  • 24 Sep 2014 12:30 PM | Deleted user

    The Intellectual Property Office website will move to www.GOV.UK/ipo on 6 October 2014. 

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/take-a-tour-of-ipos-new-website

  • 18 Sep 2014 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    Go to a cash machine in Japan or Poland and there's a good chance you'll find a finger-sized scanner next to the keypad.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-21085738

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