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Red is Solely Louboutin: Protecting Color Marks in the EU and USA

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Friday, Nov 9, 2018

Trademark covers not only brand names and logos, but extends even to colors. Red Points takes a look at a landmark case of color mark.

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Guide to brand protection on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Counterfeiters’ presence on social media is difficult to deny, and their presence seems to be growing. That said, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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The growth of fake products on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Nov 2, 2018

The recent explosion of counterfeit products on social media platforms is nothing short of staggering. Sellers of fake goods have flocked to sites like Facebook and Instagram to peddle their products in huge numbers.

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Customer education key to stopping fake makeup

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Nov 1, 2018

Research from Red Points highlights hazardous shopping behaviour from cosmetics consumers, who are falling for counterfeiter’s tricks more commonly than ever.

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How to spot a fake in 5 steps

Posted by Emma Smith on Thursday, Oct 25, 2018

No one wants to be tricked into buying fake products, so take a look at this checklist before you go shopping and get cheated.

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5 personality traits that make people buy counterfeits

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

For brand protection, it’s important to know why consumers actively choose counterfeits over authentic goods. The answer is more nuanced than a simple difference in price.

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How counterfeiters stifle research and innovation

Posted by Emma Smith on Friday, Oct 19, 2018

Innovation is key to strong economics, but where there is a lack of intellectual property rights and a high risk of counterfeiting, there is a reluctance to invest and innovate and, as a result, huge potential losses to a country’s economy.

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Which country imports the most counterfeits in Europe?

Posted by Emma Smith on Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018

An EU report reveals the state of counterfeit imports in the EU, as well as Europe’s biggest national importers of fake goods.

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Is torrenting dead?

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Oct 11, 2018

Torrenting and internet piracy may be making a comeback - Red Points investigates the new research on patterns of global internet usage.

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Turkey: The counterfeiters on Europe's doorstep

Posted by Emma Smith on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

Though China produces the overwhelming majority of counterfeit products, Turkey has become Europe's gateway for counterfeits by abusing with IP rights and an influx of Syrian refugees.

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