Innovation & IP

ICC BASCAP provides input to enhance reform of Singapore Customs Act

Ships in Singapore await Customs clearance

ICC Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) responded to proposed amendments by the Singapore Government to the Customs Act for 2017 which would allow Customs to waive the submission of shipping manifests at Singapore’s transhipment and transit hubs.

5 ways counterfeiting hurts society—and what we can do about it

5 ways counterfeiting hurts society

Counterfeiting and piracy are a form of theft that has been steadily growing in recent years, reaching an estimated value of up to US$917 billion a year for the illegal trade in goods alone. The global value of digital piracy in movies, music and software reached a further US$213 billion in 2015.

5 ways Intellectual Property is evolving

The 2017 Intellectual Property (IP) Roadmap is ICC’s essential IP reference tool, providing an authoritative overview of the most pressing issues currently facing policymakers and businesses that seek to innovate in a constantly changing world.

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: Why buying fakes costs more?

ICC Counterfeiting

Now in its eighteenth year, World Anti-Counterfeiting Day enables national and international organizations involved in the fight against counterfeit products to increase consumer awareness of the risks and costs associated with buying fakes, and to encourage consumers to better understand the seriousness of the problem.