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Fake outdoor apparel leaves customers out in the cold

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Feb 15, 2019

After Canada Goose taking Chinese counterfeit sellers to court, Red Points takes a closer look at the trade in counterfeit outdoor apparel.

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Fake designer clothes shredding fashion brand reputations

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jan 18, 2019

A look into Red Points’ research on fake designer clothes for sale online, as well as consumer opinion and shopping behavior.

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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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Musicians' struggle for fashion trademark protection

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Feb 23, 2018

From The Rolling Stones to Alt-J, how musicians struggle to protect their trademarks and art from those who want to capitalise on their cool brands.

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The 5TH watch counterfeits disappear from social media

Posted by Marc Gassó on Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

After initially being plagued by fakes on social media, designer watch brand, the 5TH, used Red Points' technology and watched their counterfeit problem disappear.

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The counterfeit trend threatening to destroy fashion

Posted by Red Points 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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Why are mid-range products experiencing market growth?

Posted by Laura Urquizu on Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

We look at why consumers are gradually buying more mid-range products, and how the counterfeit industry is responding.

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The real price paid for knock-off wedding and prom dresses

Posted by Red Points on Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Red Points investigates actions against fake wedding and prom dresses, an ongoing problem for luxury brands despite their usually-disappointing appearance. 

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5 brands that do anti-counterfeiting right

Posted by Julia Bourke on Monday, Feb 13, 2017

The fight against counterfeit goods is one that almost every major international brand is part of, and for good reason.Counterfeits threaten brands by diminishing the exclusivity that luxury products offer. But most approaches to the fight against counterfeiting tend to a stopgap response that ignores the root issues.

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Should seized counterfeits be donated to charity?

Posted by Emma Smith on Thursday, Nov 3, 2016

Increasingly when authorities seize 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.

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