Red Points examines and compares first-to-use and first-to-file trademark systems and the trademark strategies to be followed under both systems.
The following list includes a number of intellectual property offices around the world. Each item has information on the intellectual property office address, email, and phone number. For an exhaustive list of patent and trademark offices, check out the World Intellectual Property Organization’s directory.
From 3D printers revolutionizing industry, to checkout systems on social media, as well as delivery logistics becoming more trustworthy, technology has given sales a huge helping hand for authentic brands and counterfeiters alike.
For terrorism - in whatever form, or in whatever location - to be successful it needs cash. Cash to buy arms, to finance the operatives who engage in their criminal activities, and in some instances, to bribe officials. The following analyses examine some of the links between counterfeiting, piracy and terrorism and the criminal acquisition of money of these groups.
This article looks at the wider economic impacts caused by high levels of counterfeiting, and how these impacts negatively affect all levels of society.
Street hawkers sell designer goods at a fraction of their genuine cost, but at what price? Here’s why you should avoid buying fakes on holiday this summer.
We examine the chain of responsibility in the market process of counterfeits, to understand where the responsibility lies in ending the practice.
Red Points examines the geographical origins of counterfeiting, the factors that contribute to its rise and its future as a changing industry.
Counterfeiting is growing global problem, eroding the intellectual property rights of creatives, rights owners and companies. We have some fascinating facts that will make most people think twice about the scale and dangers posed by counterfeiting.