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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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A simple guide to intellectual property in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

China’s appetite for consumer goods and western brands is growing. Alibaba, China’s largest online retail group, has been on a mission to entice big brands to their sites in recent years.

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What are the economic effects of counterfeit goods?

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jul 27, 2018

This article looks at the wider economic impacts caused by high levels of counterfeiting, and how these impacts negatively affect all levels of society.

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The essential guide to copyright

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Jun 22, 2018

Our helpful guide to protecting your creative works, explaining copyright, and clearing up some confusion around the issue.

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PUBG sues Fortnite - A copyright battle royale

Posted by Ryan Williams on Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

The creators of PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds (PUBG) have filed a major lawsuit against Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, citing apparent copyright infringement from Epic Games.

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How online counterfeiters dodge traditional IP enforcement

Posted by Ryan Williams on Monday, Apr 9, 2018

In the west, we have strong laws designed to defend intellectual property and to protect innovators. But the internet is still littered with counterfeit products. So how is this happening? We’ve identified a number of strategies and loopholes used by counterfeiters to circumvent IP protection.

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How will the NAFTA negotiations affect intellectual property protection?

Posted by Vandana Taxali on Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017

 The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations may bring stronger Intellectual Property Protection.

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[Webinar] 3D printing and intellectual property, a combustible combination

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Sep 22, 2017

3D printing stands to change the very fabric of society and the nature of production. Prominent economist & journalist Paul Mason has surmised that 3D printing will bring society into a new industrial era and spell the end for capitalism in its current form. Whether you believe the technology will be this impactful or not, one thing is undeniable; intellectual property will be more vulnerable than ever.

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What exploding hoverboards teach us about patents

Posted by David Casellas on Thursday, Aug 24, 2017

We look at how exploding hoverboards have shown us that patents can be detrimental to IP protection, and how innovation is hurt by counterfeiting. 

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7 examples of very ironic piracy cases

Posted by Julia Bourke on Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Very occasionally, copyright and piracy legal cases have a taste for the ironic. We’ve compiled a list of 7 hilariously ironic examples of piracy.

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