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02 Jan

LVMH & Tiffany Merger

In Washington on Dec 30, 2020 – Shareholders of US jeweller Tiffany overwhelmingly approved a merger with France’s LVMH ending months of drama in a $15.8 billion deal.Tiffany has suffered in recent years from competition from brands favoured by millennials.  https://retail-economictimes-indiatimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/retail.economictimes.indiatimes.com/amp/news/apparel-fashion/apparel/lvmh-tiffany-make-up-seal-the-deal-for-15-8-bn/80071288

16 Nov

National Consumer Week 2020 16-22 November

National Consumer Week (NCW) an annual campaign which aims to raise awareness of issues that consumers are having across the country, and the protections and resources available to help people when they need it. The theme of this year’s campaign is online shopping and delivery, particularly topical ahead of ‘Black Friday’ and ‘Cyber Monday’… https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/Global/CitizensAdvice/campaigns/NCW20/NCW%202020%20Briefing.pdf

25 Sep

Surelock working with Dublin Revenues (Customs) – Detention of Counterfeits

Really great to be working with the team at Dublin Revenue (Customs) who have been making regular detentions of our clients counterfeit goods coming into Ireland from China / Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Dubai and other ports – we are very grateful for your hard work – https://www.dublinlive.ie/news/dublin-news/dublin-rosslare-port-seizures-rise-18964647     #smuggling #counterfeits #brandprotection #thankyou

Bognor Regis seller found with fake goods worth £18k has been sentenced

Another successful outcome for Surelock clients following an undercover operation in October 2018, when investigators first identified eBay seller Garry Warren selling counterfeit rock band T-shirts and hooded tops. In February 2019, Surelock investigators and West Sussex Trading Standards visited the sellers home and seized counterfeit clothing for many bands including Iron Maiden, The Beatles, […]

Man jailed for manufacturing fake clothing worth £18,000

An excellent Court result by SURELOCK investigators working together with detectives from The City of London Police (Police and Intellectual Property Crime Unit) on behalf of our clients Trademarks and Rights holders Against Piracy (TRAP) and the music industry who would like to thank all those involved in bringing about this successful prosecution. http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1308/man_jailed_for_manufacturing_fake_clothing_worth

Another really excellent result by the SURELOCK team working with West Yorkshire Trading Standards in 2016 and sentenced today

Five members of a Bradford family narrowly escape prison sentences for their role in a £500K counterfeit clothing breach of band trademarks, including Arctic Monkeys and Motorhead. https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/17453943.arctic-monkeys-and-motorhead-trademarks-breached-in-counterfeiting-operation/