Anti-Counterfeiting

ICC welcomes Japan commitment to net-zero

ICC – the institutional representative of 45 million companies – has welcomed today’s announcement by newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, committing Japan to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

5 ways landlords can help fight counterfeit goods

Unwitting or not, landlords are key intermediaries in the US$917 billion global trade in counterfeit goods. Here are several steps landlords can take to combat illegal economic activity.

Indian Customs and brands join forces to fight fakes

ICC BASCAP REACT India

Efforts undertaken by Indian Customs to prioritise intellectual property rights (IPR) enforcement and develop an IPR recordal system, due for launch later this year, have been commended at a workshop seeking to combat the trade in counterfeit goods through open and balanced dialogue between Indian enforcement agencies and right holders.

ICC BASCAP calls for end to use of properties for trade in counterfeit and pirated goods

A new paper from Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), reports on the role that landlords and property owners can play as intermediaries in the counterfeit or pirated goods supply chain if they lease their premises to those involved in trademark counterfeiting, copyright piracy or other forms of illicit trade.