<h1 class="entry-title">Tag: intellectual property</h1>
06 Dec
World IP Day

IPR Protection

Working together with Warwickshire Trading Standards and fellow ACG members protecting our clients intellectual property rights…

Fake Goods Worth More than £30m Seized in Barras Crackdown

Although Surelock has not been directly involved with this long running operation we have supplied authentication evidence when our clients’ counterfeits have been seized. Fake goods worth more than £30m have been seized and 100 arrests were made during a three-year crackdown on Glasgow’s Barras market. Counterfeit clothing, shoes, bags, electronics, jewellery and tobacco – all […]

Counting the Cost – The Trade in Counterfeit Goods in Manchester

The Government has published a report that reveals in stark terms the impact of counterfeiting and the sale of black market goods in Manchester. Ministerial Foreword This Government is committed to protecting the public from the insidious threat posed by organised crime, and is fighting against its lifeblood – the black market economy. This cause […]

Annual IP Crime Report 2014 -2015

The latest IP crime report 2014 to 2015 was published on 24 September 2015. The report highlights current and emerging threats surrounding counterfeiting and piracy, including those conducted via the internet. It also contains statistical data and enforcement activities from UK law enforcement agencies such as trading standards, police and HM Revenue and Customs along with […]

The Golden Thread – Intelligence, Evidence-based Policy and IP Enforcement

In the past year the EU Observatory on IP Infringements has published two key studies on intellectual property and the way that it is generally perceived. The studies aim to provide much-needed independent evidence to help form a basis for a new narrative that will raise awareness about the global value of intellectual property. The […]

24 Oct

£3m Boost for City of London IP Crime Unit

The fight against digital piracy and counterfeit goods was today (23 October 2014) boosted by £3 million of new government funding to the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU). Minister for Intellectual Property (IP), Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced the government’s funding commitment to the national crime unit at the Anti Counterfeiting Group Conference in London. […]