News and events

News on product piracy

News on product piracy

News

31.05.2022: New VDMA study

VDMA publishes new study on product piracy in mechanical and plant engineering: More than 70% of companies still affected. more

02.05.2022: German customs

German Customs publishes statistics for the year 2021

March 2022: EUIPO and OECD study

EUIPO and OECD publish new study on trade in dangerous counterfeits that pose risks to safety, health and the environment. more

11.03.2022: EUIPO study on impact of COVID-19 crisis.

As part of the EUIPO study published in May on the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on IPR-intensive industries, EUIPO is now publishing an update “Economic performance of IPR indicators: December 2021 update” with data for the full year 2021.

07.03.2022: EUIPO and Europol study on piracy

Joint study by EUIPO and Europol reveals that during the pandemic, trade in counterfeit and pirated goods increased more

17.02.2022: Office of the Trade Representative publishes annual report

Office of the United States Trade Representative Releases Its“2021 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy

17.02.2022: EUIPO publishes new case law overview

EUIPO publishes new case law overview on infringement and enforcement of intellectual property rights more

December 2021: The APM, together with other business associations, consumer organizations and NGOs, has published a position paper on the Digital Services Act (DSA)

30.11.2021: APM press release: Product and brand piracy on the rise. EU Commission and EUIPO publish statistics on enforcement of intellectual property rights more

09.11.2021: APM press release on the Digital Services Act: The dark side of the online boom – online shopping must finally become safer more

25.10.2021: The EUIPO has published two new studies on third-party traders on online trading platforms (here) and the abuse of online trading to distribute counterfeits (here).

22.06.2021: OECD and EUIPO Publish New Study on the Extent of Global Trade in Counterfeit Products – Global Trade in Fakes: A Worrying Threat

08.06.2021: EUIPO launches new pan-European awareness campaign on World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2021.

08.02.2021: Joint study by EUIPO and the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that it pays for companies to invest in intellectual property more

17.12.2020: EU Commission publishes EU customs statistics for 2019

The European Commission has presented its proposal for a Digital Services Act more

Hamburg customs destroys 211,488 counterfeit products, including perfume, underwear and toys more

15.05.2020: German customs statistics for the year 2019 published more

 

Events

"What can your data tell you & how to prioritize cases"

Thursday, February 23, 2023

11:00 am CET

"The Role of Transport and Logistics Service Providers in Fighting Intellectual Property Infringements"

Friday, February 17, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

8. Lecture: Trademark piracy on the internet 2

Thursday, February 09, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

7. Lecture: Border seizure proceedings: Further options for action after suspension of the transfer

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

11:00 am CET

"Brand Protection at TikTok"

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

6. Lecture: How to organize a global brand protection team?

Thursday, January 26, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

5. Lecture: Customs and Intellectual Property Protection – An Update

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

4. Lecture: Proceedings against infringements of intellectual property rights at trade fairs

Thursday, January 19, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

3. Lecture: Trademark piracy on the internet 1: On- to offline investigations – pros and cons of automated takedowns

Thursday, January 12, 2023

11:00 am CET

Seminar series "The Brand Protection Manager"

2. Lecture: Nuisance infringing domain – with the UDRP-procedure quickly and effectively to the goal

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

11:00 am CET

“The seminars you organize are of great interest to us and provide significant knowledge growth.”
ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Past events repeatedly touched the following topics: 

The protection measures of different eCommerce platforms and the different challenges posed by eCommerce, cooperation with payment service providers,  strategic considerations in the implementation of a protection system, experiences reports from different countries/ regions and the available legal instruments against counterfeiting including border seizure measures.