Counterfeiting


Wearing Designer Knockoffs Leads to Lying, Cheating

Fake sunglass kiosks

Could wearing designer fakes have a moral cost—sending one down the path of future dishonesty? Scientists say yes.Three … [Read more...]

Italy Steamrolls Fakes in First Nat’l ‘Anti-Counterfeiting Day’

Vittorio Tabacchi, president of ANFAO (the Italian Association of Optical Goods Manufacturers) steamrolls counterfeit goods

Venice–-Italy is saying “No to knockoffs.”In a public demonstration to kick off the country’s First National … [Read more...]

Fendi Receives $2.5 Million Settlement with Filene’s

Filene's Basement

New York--Fendi has reached a $2.5 million settlement last week that resolved its 2006 lawsuit claiming that Filene’s Basement … [Read more...]

Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

Vice President Joe Biden with Victoria Espinel, the Obama Administration's IP czar, at the announcement of a new government strategy to combat counterfeiting.

Washington--Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this … [Read more...]

Convicted Fake Handbag Traffickers Face Millions in Fines

Counterfeit Bags

Richmond,VA--The two recently convicted ringleaders of one the largest counterfeit designer handbag operations in history are … [Read more...]

Coach Sues Chicago Over Fake Handbag Sales

Fake Coach bag

Chicago—In its continuing crackdown over counterfeit copies of its handbags, Coach has sued the city of Chicago over sales of … [Read more...]

Facts About Fashion Fakes

Counterfeit Bags

Arlington, VA--To mark the 10th anniversary of World Intellectual Property Day this week, the American Apparel & Footwear … [Read more...]

Coach Sues Dallas Retailer Over Alleged Fakes

Sam Moon Trading

Dallas--Coach Inc. is suing Sam Moon Trading Co., saying the Dallas-based fashion accessories retailer prominently displays and … [Read more...]

Tiffany Disputes Appeals Court Ruling in eBay Case

Tiffany & Co

New York—In response to a 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that allows eBay, the online auction site, to continue to … [Read more...]

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