Counterfeiting and Piracy

Newly issued report reveals 87 incidents of maritime piracy in first half of year

ICC IMB Piracy report, bay, Thailand

Continuing decline in the number of reported incidents of maritime piracy and armed robbery against ships has been revealed in the second quarter piracy report of the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB), published today. According to the report, the first half of 2017 saw a total of 87 incidents reported to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre compared with 97 for the same period of the previous year.

New report reveals value of IP in Kenya

ICC Piracy

ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) initiative reports that Kenya’s current intellectual property rights (IPR) regime performs poorly in international gauges, ranking 95th of 130 countries in the IPR Index and 106th of 140 economies in the Global Competitiveness Index 2010.

ICC BASCAP launches Intellectual Property Guidelines in Russian

Incoterms® rules

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) initiative on business action to stop counterfeiting and piracy (BASCAP) today launched a Russian version of its Intellectual Property Guidelines for Business that help businesses manage copyright and branded materials and deter trade in counterfeit and pirate goods.