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Negative SEO, how to defend your brand against the dark arts

Posted by Guillermo Berasategui on Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

This blog will be explaining negative SEO techniques that can pose a threat to websites so your SEO team can be prepared to identify these threats and defend against them.

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[Webinar] Protecting Intellectual Property in Emerging Markets

Posted by Elise Trecul on Friday, Jan 24, 2020

Red Points is hosting a webinar focused on a new report from the EU Commission, along with how brands can craft a holistic brand protection strategy that includes emerging markets to yield more effective results. Guidelines will be shared on how to leverage visual data to gain an in-depth analysis of your brand’s online presence.

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BII: Brand Protection’s Top Technology Trends In 2020

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

It can be time-consuming for brands to fight counterfeits in a guerilla war that spans e-commerce, social media, meta-marketplaces, and peer-to-peer networks. The web offers speed and anonymity to people who take advantage of others’ success. But what if brands could use an army of robot-brains to assist them? 

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An Overview of The Madrid Protocol

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Thursday, Jan 16, 2020

Red Points examines The Madrid Protocol,  a cost-effective single application system for obtaining trade mark protection in up to 122 countries.

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2020 trends: How digitization is advancing the fight against IP crime (part 2)

Posted by Elise Trecul on Monday, Jan 13, 2020

For the second of this two-part webinar series, Red Points will meet with Peter Ratcliffe (Detective superintendent at the City of London Police) to investigate further on how to tackle large-scale counterfeiting networks.

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[New research] Alarming consumer behavior with counterfeit toys

Posted by Elise Trecul on Thursday, Jan 9, 2020

The counterfeit industry becomes all the more obscure when we consider how dangerous a counterfeit toy can be for a child at play. The damage that is done to young consumers can be irreversible.

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Clustering technology: an effective way to track down IP infringers

Posted by Vivian Reglá on Friday, Dec 20, 2019

This article outlines the benefits that brands can obtain by finding out the real infringers behind online sellers with Clustering Technology.

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BII: How gray market sellers will erode brands in 2020

Posted by Elise Trecul on Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

When considering brand erosion, the most common topic that springs to mind is a brand’s counterfeits. However, the threats to brands are diversifying. New ways of undercutting their hard-earned reputation have emerged. The 2020 Brand Intelligence Index details the predictions of industry experts, giving actionable insights into what brands should be watching out for in the coming year.

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Direct selling representatives going online is killing business

Posted by Red Points on Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

Ecommerce opportunities are not slowing down and everyone wants a slice of the profits. Including Direct selling representatives, whom may be undercutting a brand's business efforts by selling online.

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2020 trends: Future-proofing your brand protection strategy - Part 1

Posted by Elise Trecul on Monday, Dec 2, 2019

Red Points has teamed up with Jorij Abraham from The E-commerce Foundation and the World Trademark Review for a webinar. It aims to inform brands on the coming threats to help strengthen their brand protection strategy in 2020.

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