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Why you need Amazon Brand Registry

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jun 8, 2018

Amazon Brand Registry offers a robust defense against nefarious counterfeiters trying to sneak onto ecommerce sites illegally. Red Points explains why it’s a must-have! 

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How to report trademark infringements on Amazon

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

Your intellectual property is important, so if you’ve found a seller on Amazon who copies your branding, steals your patented designs or sells online counterfeits of your product, then it’s time to act. Follow this simple guide, and Red Points can help you report fakes on Amazon and have them removed from the platform.

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Counterfeiters' online platforms of choice

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Mar 23, 2018

Since Marty McFly flew across a pond in Back to the Future Part II, the world has been eagerly awaiting the invention of a hoverboard. In 2013, the world got a little closer to realising their dream with the announcement of Inventist’s Hovertrax. Sadly, this creation was marred by the work of counterfeiters.

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The top counterfeit-selling sites & how to stop them

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

We look at the top websites for selling counterfeits, and review their anti-counterfeit and reporting methods.

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Watch the solar eclipse - but avoid buying fake glasses

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Aug 14, 2017

We’ve written a guide to watching the total solar eclipse next week, including how (and why) to avoid buying fake viewing glasses that are all over Amazon.

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Why is Disney united with Netflix, and how will it affect piracy?

Posted by David Casellas on Friday, Jun 16, 2017

We introduce the ACE initiative which sees companies like Netflix and Disney teaming up, and outline its (huge) potential on the global war on piracy.

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How counterfeiters corrupt Amazon distribution

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, May 8, 2017

Red Points investigates how Amazon distribution channels can be corrupted by counterfeiters, and how Amazon sellers can protect products.

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The dangerous dominion of counterfeit technology products

Posted by Laura Urquizu on Monday, Apr 3, 2017

A new OECD report provides some disconcerting information on counterfeit technology products, which are worth a third of all counterfeit trade.

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What Red Points learned about counterfeit and piracy in 2016

Posted by Laura Urquizu on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

2016 saw no signs of slowing down in terms of piracy and counterfeiting.  As these issues seem to continue growing despite the best efforts to stop them, we created this article in order to highlight and review what we believe are some interesting cases on the subjects.

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90% of Apple accessories on Amazon could be fakes

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Thursday, Oct 20, 2016

Apple sues Mobile star and states that the overwhelming majority of Apple cables and chargers fulfilled by Amazon are fake.

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