The second quarterly report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) shows that all 2018 crew kidnappings have so far occurred in the Gulf of Guinea in six separate incidents.
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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.
ICC welcomes NIPRC signing of Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit
The US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (NIPRC) has become the latest signatory of the historic Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods (DOI).
World Intellectual Property (IP) Day takes place on 26 April, highlighting the essential role IP rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.
New “Know Your Customer” Best Practices Paper to be launched at major shipping industry conference in Long Beach.
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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.
The escalating impact of counterfeiting and piracy on India’s economy and society has resulted in an evolution of the role of Customs authorities, from conventional fiscal functions to efforts to protect consumers from hazardous or sub-standard goods, including counterfeits, entering the country
APL, Honda and Longchamp newest signatories of historic declaration to stamp out maritime shipping of counterfeits
APL, one of the world’s leading ocean carriers, has joined global automotive giant Honda and French luxury leather goods company Longchamp in adding their signatures to the historic Declaration of Intent to Prevent the Maritime Transport of Counterfeit Goods (DOI).
Leaders of the freight forwarding and logistics industry gathering for the 56th World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) taking place in Malaysia this week will hear for the first time from a brand owner representative underscoring concern about the global transport of counterfeits and the work being done to tackle the problem.