INVESTIGATORS & SECURITY CONSULTANTS
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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/

Brand Licensing Europe

Surelock are attending Brand Licensing Europe, London Olympia on 11 October 2017, if you are experiencing problems with counterfeits and need help with brand protection / anti-counterfeit investigations please do not hesitate to make contact.  

From The Intellectual Property Office in their 2016/17 Crime Report

The Intellectual Property Office in their 2016/17 Crime Report brings together the key partners who are protecting our businesses and consumers against criminality. The IP crime protection community represents a blending of government, law-enforcers, trade and industry groups and individual companies. Their report provides an insight into the work of the IP crime fighters, from […]

Search Engines to ‘Demote’ Pirate Websites

  Search engines are now pledging to make it much harder for UK internet users to find pirated films and music and illegally streamed sport. Director general Eddy Leviten of Alliance for Intellectual Property tells the Today programme search engines will endeavour to “accelerate the demotion of pirate websites”. Read more Google piracy report criticised by music industry Pirate […]