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Is Instagram doing enough about advertised counterfeits?

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Is Instagram doing enough to stop the flood of illegal sponsored ads for counterfeits?

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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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How startups use blockchain to fight fakes and piracy

Posted by Laura Urquizu on Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

Blockchain is a public ledger that enables cryptocurrencies, but startups are gradually discovering its other uses, like fighting piracy and counterfeits.

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Developers can end the $20 billion pirate app industry

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Aug 7, 2017

The pirate app industry is a $20 billion problem, putting users at risk of malware and siphoning revenue from developers and brands. Here’s how to end it:

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Tourists: why you should avoid buying from street hawkers

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

Street hawkers sell designer goods at a fraction of their genuine cost, but at what price? Here’s why you should avoid buying fakes on holiday this summer.

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5 biggest mistakes when launching a new business

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Starting your own company? Take a look at these 5 major, common, and totally avoidable mistakes to make when launching a new business.

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5 marketing collaborations that totally bombed

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Jul 17, 2017

Collaborations can be great marketing ventures, but can also bomb catastrophically. Learn from the worst mistakes with our collaboration wall of shame.

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[Webinar] Stephen Key: How to protect your product idea

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

The explosion of e-commerce activity in the past decade has presented small businesses with previously unthinkable access to the global market. However, with this has come the rapid increase of counterfeiting, on an industrial scale.Counterfeiting accounts for 5% of all commercial imports to the European Union and is worth an estimated $461 billion dollars every year. This situation has presented innovators and small business with the challenge of protecting their innovations and intellectual property.

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The counterfeit trend threatening to destroy fashion

Posted by David Casellas on Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

There is an emerging niche trend in counterfeits, and it threatens to destroy luxury fashion. Why are replicas so dangerous? 

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A future without fakes? How graphene protects brands

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Jul 10, 2017

Find out how graphene and quantum technology are protecting brands, envisioning a possible future entirely free of fakes.

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