Your Brand Under Attack; Phishing, Hacking, Brandjacking

Posted by Karim Dharamshi on Fri, Jun 22, 2012

Phishing this. Hacking that. Online scam him. Online scam her. A company’s reputation can be compromised very quickly. Every minute of every day is filled with these attacks. No company is too big or too small to be ignored. At the household level no one is spared either. We would think that given the greater awareness both companies and individuals have regarding the multitude of online threats that the attacks would actually be declining but unfortunately appear to be rising[1] and / or some instances become more sophisticated in nature.

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Topics: Brand Protection, scam, hackers, Reputation Management, Counterfeiting

It's About Time - Global Online Counterfeit Pharma Effort

Posted by Michael Kiefer on Wed, Oct 20, 2010

10% or more of the worlds prescription drugs are counterfeit and until now, not much has been done because most
of the counterfeit drugs have stayed in third world countries. The EU and North America are now seeing the problem
so something is being done.

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Topics: Counterfeiting, Anti-Counterfeiting, counterfeit drugs

Protecting the World Cup: Ambush Marketing and I.P. Violation

Posted by Adrian Sertl on Thu, May 20, 2010
Every four years the eyes of the world are on a 110 metre by 75 metre patch of grass as the best footballing nations of the world take to the pitch in the hope of lifting the FIFA World Cup Trophy. There were nearly 30 million (non unique) viewers of the 2006 World Cup held in Germany and it would be a good bet that there will be somewhere around the same number watching this time around as the event makes its hosting debut on the African continent. With those kinds of TV numbers being thrown around FIFA's official partners and supporters who have spent large sums of money to acquire the advertising rights to this event are going to need assurances that no one, knowingly or not, encroaches on these exclusive Intellectual Property rights.
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Topics: trademark issues, Reputation Management, Copyright Law, Counterfeiting

eBay: “More sinn'd against than sinning”?

Posted by Rosemary Brkopac on Mon, Apr 19, 2010
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Topics: Brand Protection, Copyright Law, Counterfeiting, Anti-Counterfeiting

Are Anti-Counterfeit Measures Taking Away Your Right to Surf?

Posted by Adrian Sertl on Fri, Nov 20, 2009
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Topics: Counterfeiting, Anti-Counterfeiting

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