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How fake products affect design homeware brands

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Dec 22, 2017

Research conducted by Red Points shows that, when it comes to buying design furniture and homeware products, brand loyalty is not what drives consumers. 

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Watch out for fakes this black friday

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Nov 24, 2017

Counterfeits masquerading as discount deals on ecommerce sites continue to trouble shoppers and businesses.

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Will Renegotiating NAFTA Modernise International IP?

Posted by Vandana Taxali on Friday, Nov 17, 2017

Are the new proposed NAFTA intellectual property provisions progressive?  International intellectual property obligations need to progress with changes in technology, while at the same time not creating an economic burden.

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The 5TH watch counterfeits disappear from social media

Posted by Marc Gassó on Friday, Nov 10, 2017

After initially being plagued by fakes on social media, designer watch brand, the 5TH, use Red Points' technology and watch their counterfeit problem disappear.

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Most parents can’t identify fake toys online

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Nov 10, 2017

Research conducted by Red Points demonstrates that parents are not as good as they think are when it comes to spotting a fake product. Once they see the fake and real products side-by-side, they are much less confident about their ability.

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All killer no filler: why the FDA issued fake Botox warning

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Nov 6, 2017

The FDA have recently issued a warning about fake Botox and fillers on the market, which are entirely unregulated and potentially fatal.

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5 top injury-causing activities this Halloween

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Did you know that licorice can be fatal? Find out about this year's top Halloween hazards.

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5 great brand collaborations, and why they worked

Posted by Julia Bourke on Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

Brand collaborations underscore the importance of good branding and marketing. Here’s 5 examples of successful collaborations, and why they worked.

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China’s vested interest in the global counterfeit industry

Posted by Julia Bourke on Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Chinese politicians and entrepreneurs assure of strong IP rights, but is it really in the interest of China to collapse the global counterfeit industry?

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Food Huggers, Kickstarter to kicking out fakes

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Oct 20, 2017

Food Huggers combine the very essence of simple but effective design that improves lives. But this Kickstarter success story was plagued by illegal copies from day 1.

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