ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative has released a 2020 update of its 2013 publication examining the balance of facilitation and control required to combat illicit trade in Free Trade Zones.
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Brands, maritime operators and US law enforcement seek to stop maritime transportation of counterfeits
Representatives from major global brands, maritime companies and US law enforcement agencies met in Washington DC today to determine how to work together to stop the maritime transportation of counterfeit goods.
ICC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Anti-Counterfeiting Network React to develop a global Landlords Liability Programme.
Brands and maritime operators propose best practices for tackling counterfeit goods in maritime supply chains
New “Know Your Customer, Due Diligence and Maritime Supply Chain Integrity” Best Practices Paper launched at Global Intellectual Property Crime Conference in Dubai.
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.
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.
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.