Interpol Leads Widespread Operation Against Counterfeit Goods – Intellectual Property Watch

by Intellectual Property Watch The international police agency Interpol today announced that it coordinated a massive sweep of arrests and seizures of tons of fake goods across four continents in recent months. According to a release, more than 645 suspects have been identified or arrested so far, and more than 1,300 inquiries are underway, across Africa, Asia, the Middle East and South America.

To spot fake drugs, DCGI may introduce trace and track mechanism for top 300 drug brands

To spot fake drugs, DCGI may introduce trace and track mechanism for top 300 drug brands | The Indian Express The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has called a meeting with all major pharmaceutical companies on June 25 to discuss the proposal regarding introduction of trace and track mechanism for top 300 drug brands that are sold in India.

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Counterfeits confiscate €60 billion each year, says EUIPO

Alongside this, 434,000 jobs are directly lost across 13 economic sectors. Of these sectors, the UK sees 8.1 percent of counterfeit sales annually, which in turn is worth €141 or £103 per UK inhabitant, or €9.2 billion (£6.7 billion) overall. The 13 sectors covered in the report range from cosmetics and personal care; clothing and smartphones, amongst others.

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Mumbai: Two held for manufacturing, selling fake HUL products

Mumbai: Two held for manufacturing, selling fake HUL products | The Indian Express Two more people have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing and selling forged cosmetic products and infringing the copyright of the multi-national firm Hindustan Unilever Limited. The Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested Devshi Rabari (38), a native of Kutch district, on Tuesday and Rajkot resident Dharmendra Parmar (46) on Sunday.

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Mumbai: Two held for manufacturing, selling fake HUL products

Mumbai: Two held for manufacturing, selling fake HUL products | The Indian Express Two more people have been arrested for allegedly manufacturing and selling forged cosmetic products and infringing the copyright of the multi-national firm Hindustan Unilever Limited. The Mumbai Police Crime Branch arrested Devshi Rabari (38), a native of Kutch district, on Tuesday and Rajkot resident Dharmendra Parmar (46) on Sunday.

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