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Targeting Buyers of Counterfeit Goods
Reffered by: WIPO

Governments, international policymakers and corporate intellectual property (IP) owners wage constant war against global counterfeiting. However, there are those with a clear interest in promoting this illegal trade, including the counterfeiters themselves and many consumers.

Fighting Counterfeit Goods: A Corporate Responsibility
Reffered by: cscdigitalbrand.services

The International Trademark Association (INTA) and International Chamber of Commerce’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy commissioned a report on the global economic value of counterfeited and pirated goods.

A computer program which makes ‘technical contribution’ patentable, not hit by Sec 3(k) of Patents Act
Reffered by: Barandbench

The Delhi High Court has iterated that not all computer programs are hit by the bar under Section 3(k) of the Patents Act as when such programs demonstrate a ‘technical effect’ or a ‘technical contribution’, they are patentable.

Battle against counterfeit medical devices
Reffered by: Express Healthcare

India’s laws to administer medical devices are cryptic, giving enough room for counterfeit products to outwit regulations and corrupt the economy. Experts reveal ways by which India can succeed in its battle against counterfeits medical products

Piracy in the Automotive Aftermarket – Coming Together for Action
Reffered by: Authentic Vision

Our Executive Vice President Mahesh Sundaram was a featured presenter to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association’s Intellectual Property Council during the association’s annual Vision Conference held in Chicago.

Shanzhai’s Role in Innovation Strategy
Reffered by: Designmind

The term “Shanzhai” refers to a part of China’s informal industry that is known for fast product cycles as well as its tendency to seek inspiration in, or simply copy, successful products.

Effects of luxury brand perceptions on brand attachment and purchase intention: A comparative analysis among consumers in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan
Reffered by: South African Journal of Business Management

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship among luxury brand perceptions (i.e. individual value, social influence and luxury brand image), luxury brand attachment and luxury brand purchase intention.

Limitations of the New Intellectual Property Reforms
Reffered by: ICSIN.org

Though reforms in IP remain a strong demand of the Trump administration, there exists a significant gap in the Chinese understanding of US requirements and the actual reforms being undertaken by the Chinese government towards that end.

China’s Record on Intellectual Property Rights Is Getting Better and Better
Reffered by: Foreign Policy

Speculation about the on-and-off U.S.-Chinese trade talks centers on whether the two sides will eventually settle for a truce or push for a “complete deal,” which U.S. President Donald Trump remains adamant he will obtain.

ARE YOU FULLY PROTECTED FROM DIGITAL PIRACY?
Reffered by: Yellow brand protection

The illicit reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material is big business, with annual revenue losses to legitimate content owners running to the hundreds of billions of dollars.

Yet another study shows that the most effective “anti-piracy” strategy is good products at a fair price
Reffered by: Boingboing

It’s been 20 years since Napster burst on the scene, and after decades of lawsuits, draconian criminal penalties, even no-knock gunpoint search warrants, there remains no evidence that “copyright enforcement” has a measurable impact on copyright infringement  

German Football League To Try Novel Anti-piracy Strategy Of Actually Having Legal Alternatives For Its Content
Reffered by: Tech dirt

Of all the antipiracy strategies on offer for the content industries, we’ve always promoted the having affordable, legal, and convenient alternatives as the best of them. 

6 Ways to Stop Digital Piracy
Reffered by: Viaccess.orca

With content owners increasingly worried about seeing the value of their investments being leeched away by concerted piracy attacks, here are 6 ways to stop digital piracy. Updated May 2019.

Power up your AntiPiracy strategy with business intelligence
Reffered by: Mark Monitor

The world of piracy has changed dramatically from just a few years ago. As technology has advanced to make our working and social lives easier, it’s also allowed pirates to become more sophisticated.

Three Strategies for the Music Industry to Fight Piracy
Reffered by: WNS

The fight between the music industry and pirates has been playing out like a cat-and-mouse game since before the glory days of Napster and its ilk. 

Facebook has a movie piracy problem, but it can’t (or won’t) do anything about it
Reffered by: The Verge

Facebook has a movie piracy problem, according to a new report from Business Insider. The report found that there are multiple groups on the social media site — some with tens of thousands of members

A team of 1,000 major brands are fighting back against Amazon counterfeits
Reffered by: Fastcompany.com

If you type “Gucci Bag” into Amazon’s search bar, you can see a selection of handbags that look an awful lot like what you might find at a Gucci store, but at $40 or less. Some are adorned with bees and beetles, which Gucci is famous for.