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Food Huggers, from Kickstarter to kicking out fakes

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Thursday, Oct 19, 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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Intellectual property, too 2D for a 3D printing world?

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

3D printing is a hot topic for economists, doctors, lawyers and beyond. The technology continues to expand, but can IP structures keep up with this disruptive tech?

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Counterfeiters hunt on crowdfunding sites

Posted by Marc Gassó on Friday, Oct 6, 2017

Relying on crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter can open doors for entrepreneurs, but can also give full access to brand abusers looking for new business opportunities to profit from. 

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How will the NAFTA negotiations affect intellectual property protection?

Posted by Vandana Taxali on Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

 The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations may bring stronger Intellectual Property Protection.

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The startup apps identifying and finding counterfeits

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

We take a look at the startups launching apps focused on identifying and finding counterfeit products, aiming to benefit consumers and brands alike.

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What exploding hoverboards teach us about patents

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

We look at how exploding hoverboards have shown us that patents can be detrimental to IP protection, and how innovation is hurt by counterfeiting. 

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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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Is Instagram doing enough about advertised counterfeits?

Posted by Julia Bourke 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 Julia Bourke 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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