Surelock’s Brand Protection Team on behalf of our clients TRAP (Trademark and Rightsholders Against Piracy) a worldwide collective of rights holders and publishers working with the biggest names in music, film, TV, art and sport, worked for 5 years on this case, one of the worst counterfeit sites in our history, it was not the […]
are retained by TRAP (Trademark and Rightsholders Against Piracy) which is a worldwide collective of rights holders and publishers working with the biggest names in music, film, TV, art and sport. We look after the brand protection of all the music artists above.
with West Yorkshire Trading Standards, the biggest POCA award for an IP crime awarded…https://www.licensingsource.net/trap-and-surelock-sees-results-with-largest-ever-counterfeiting-case-by-west-yorkshire-trading-standards
Stephen Clarkson, director of Custom Design UK Ltd, was handed an eight-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, at Bradford Crown Court. Following information received in 2016 from Surelock, which represents numerous trademark holders that Custom Design UK Ltd was selling counterfeit clothing through an eBay account. West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTS) seized, during […]
In July 2014, Surelock International Limited provided the City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) with evidence leading to a prison sentence of 30 months for Woolwich man Meraj Gul, who pleaded guilty to selling goods with unauthorised trademarks. Acting Detective Superintendent and Head of the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), Peter Ratcliffe, said: “This sentencing […]
In September alone Surelock, acting on behalf of TRAP (Trademarks and Rights holders Against Piracy) and other clients, have assisted officers from Camden Trading Standards and ACG members carry out enforcements on a major screen print factory / warehouse, seven retail stores, two large stalls dedicated to music merchandise and a street market in Camden High Street […]
This successful prosecution followed a covert operation by Surelock, working on behalf of TRAP (Trade Mark and Rights holders Against Piracy). We identified eBay sites, made test purchases of our clients’ counterfeit merchandise, then worked in association with South Gloucestershire Trading Standards to identify the offenders and raid the premises. A Wickwar man has been given a three-month […]
Surelock representing TRAP and other clients, together with a large number of ACG members assisted officers from Camden Council Trading Standards carry out two days of enforcements in and around the Camden area. A market, six retail stores and stalls were raided and van loads of counterfeit merchandise were seized. Surelock will continue to gather intelligence […]
On Friday 23 October 2015 a team from TRAP consisting of Max Arguile, Licensing Manager for GB eye Ltd, Philip Herbert from Hamlins LLP and investigators from Surelock, attended the MCM London Comic Con at the ExCeL London Fourteen stands were identified as selling copyright infringing items. These were removed from display and seized.
Following a reconnaissance carried out by Surelock on behalf of TRAP in October 2014 at Old Spitalfields Market, Commercial Street, London E1, a stall holder Rajesh Joshi, was identified selling counterfeit One Direction, The Beatles and Ramones t-shirts, which were seized by Tower Hamlets Trading Standards and Joshi was prosecuted. On 22 October 2015 […]