Surelock are pro-active members of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) – https://www.a-cg.org It’s BLACK FRIDAY please be careful especially when shopping online… Shoppers who are looking to grab a bargain this Black Friday are being warned to take their time before buying – as not all “deals” are actually good value. ‘There’s no such thing as a […]
Surelock – What is Counterfeiting?
This is organised crime, these criminals know which brands are popular, they produce fake products that look similar to the genuine brand. Many also use the brand logo or copy everything about the product to make it look authentic. There are many products advertised online for less money or even the same price that are […]
£500m worth of fake goods seized
“Brilliant work by City of London Police and North West Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit, Trading Standards, Border Force and Immigration Service – many Surelock clients affected, well done everyone” https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-58502048
BRAND PROTECTION UPDATE
Now lockdown is slowly lifting our brand protection team are getting back to some normality. Our covert teams have been out and about identifying outlets all over UK selling our clients counterfeits, markets, retail outlets, wholesalers, screen printers and more have been found and evidence obtained, so beware we will be round to see you […]
Amazon – More than 10 billion blocked bogus listings
Amazon claims its verification processes thwarted in excess of 6 million attempts to create selling accounts – and therefore potentially preventing counterfeiters from listing items for sale… https://www.forbes.com/sites/tommybeer/2021/05/10/amazon-blocked-10-billion-listings-last-year-amid-rising-concerns-over-counterfeits/?sh=414307bc701d
China cracks down on fake goods sold online and nabs online celebrity who made $10.2m from selling counterfeits
Since May China’s public security organs have solved more than 1,400 cases involving the sale of counterfeit items via the internet, this effort being part of a broader campaign Kunlun 2020 that was launched to target crimes involving drug & food safety and infringement of intellectual property rights. https://www.asiaone.com/china/china-cracks-down-fake-goods-sold-online-nabs-online-celebrity-who-made-102m-counterfeit
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.