Anti-Counterfeiting

ICC urges action against counterfeiting and piracy

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ICC Secretary General Guy Sebban today called on business and governments to work together in a serious long-term effort to stop product counterfeiting and piracy. Mr Sebban was addressing the Second Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy, convened by Interpol and the World Customs Organization (WCO).

ICC backs anti-counterfeiting congress

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The International Chamber of Commerce, the world business organization, is giving full support to a Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy convened by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and Interpol in the French city of Lyon on 14 and 15 November.

Business rallies resources to fight increase in counterfeit goods

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Business people from around the world today stepped up their efforts to stop the spread of counterfeit goods and intellectual property theft, pledging additional resources and funds to Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP), a cross-sectoral business initiative launched by ICC in November 2004.

Life-threatening product fakes are on the rise

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The multi-billion dollar global counterfeiting industry grows apace - sullying reputations of legitimate manufacturers and too often putting the health and even the lives of consumers at risk.

New guide to help businesses fight fakes

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ICC Commercial Crime Services (CCS) has published a new anti-counterfeiting guide. Aimed at brand owners, the book gives an overview of the technologies available to protect products from fraudulent copying.