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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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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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[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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[Webinar] Understanding counterfeits and IP protection in China

Posted by Marc Gassó on Friday, May 26, 2017

Red Points has teamed up with the EU's Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Helpdesk  for small and medium enterprises, and GH IP & Legal services to put together a webinar on China and IP protection.

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How to remove a counterfeit from eBay

Posted by Marc Gassó on Friday, May 12, 2017

Like many e-commerce sites, eBay has struggled with counterfeit. Learn how to report a counterfeit on the site.

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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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5 things you need to know about selling in China

Posted by Julia Bourke on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Red Points outlines 5 guidelines for companies considering selling products in China, covering market-specific, cultural and legal information.

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Why are shoes the most counterfeited product?

Posted by David Casellas on Monday, Apr 10, 2017

Why are shoes the most counterfeited product, and what steps can footwear companies take to end high-quality counterfeiting?

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