Anti Piracy
& Anti Counterfeit Blog

Our latest article

Counterfeit stationery: is the writing on the wall for BIC ballpoints?

Posted by Red Points on Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Red Points looks into the peculiar problem of counterfeit stationery, which has seen an increase due to improvements in manufacturing and demand for low-end products in poorer economies.

Read More
Our most popular articles

3 things you must consider before choosing a service to protect your brand

Posted by Red Points on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017

In this article we highlight 3 key factors all companies should consider before deciding on which brand protection service is right for their brand. Bad brand protection is better than no brand protection but we want you to go into each meeting armed with the right questions.

Read More

[Infographic] Top 10 most counterfeited products and brands of 2016

Posted by Red Points on Monday, Jan 23, 2017

In a previous report published by the OECD and EUIPO, it was estimated that around 2.5% of global imports involve fake goods. As this issue persists in 2017, we review counterfeiters’ favorite products and brands.

Read More

Should seized counterfeits be donated to charity?

Posted by Emma Smith on Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Increasingly when authorities sieze counterfeit products, they donate them to a local charity to sell for profit, however this practice has faced criticism from both rights holders and officials governing bodies. The problem is more complex than it would first appear.

Read More

Dangerous counterfeit & illegal Halloween products that do more than scare

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016

With over $7 billion spent every year on the festival, the scamble to produce halloween products leaves customers and business more than just scared.

Read More

Grumpy Cat Takes coffee company to court for trademark infringement

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016

The owners of internet star Grumpy Cat are taking a Californian coffee company to court for copyright infringement. TorrentFreak reported that the owners are requesting a federal court to issue a $600,000 judgment against the coffee company. They are also seeking further damages for breach of trademark and a complete ban on the unauthorised selling of Grumpy Cat products.

Read More

General terms & definitions

Download ebook