Red Points is a member of Google’s Trusted Copyright Removal Program. Here’s what the Program does, and what it means for our clients.
The cost of filing a trademark will depend on the territory it’s required in. Here are a few countries and territories to consider:
Red Points briefly outlines how long a trademark lasts in the United States, and what to do when that time runs out.
Buying a professional camera never comes cheap. Prices go anywhere from $400 (USD) to $3,000 (USD). Which results in consumers doing extensive research to find the most competitive offer online. And this can lead to an uninformed consumer falling under the hands of a gray market camera seller.
People have been making counterfeit goods for hundreds of years, and that’s no different today. Anti-counterfeiting investigations evolve but the problem is still the same: how to stop counterfeit operations quickly and effectively.
Whether it’s blockchain taking over how counterfeiters operate or infiltrating social media and influencing how “reps” are accepted in youth culture, the online fakes landscape has shifted.
The United Kingdom officially left the European Union on February 1st of this year. While the withdrawal agreement is sure to bring changes to how businesses operate, in terms of IP law, no major changes will be taking effect in 2020.
As globalization shrinks the world, new challenges continue to arise for brands that do business across borders. The US-China intellectual property trade war, Brexit, and the EU copyright directive are just a few geopolitical events that are affecting IP in 2020.
Counterfeit products now account for 3.3% of global trade. A percentage that increments with every research that is published. While technology today may help locate IP infringers and take down their counterfeit goods, there’s a factor that is still hard for brands to control: the price that convinces consumers into buying fakes.