Knockoffs are not a new problem in the fashion industry, but some companies are fighting back and this year anticounterfeiting is poised to take on even greater importance.

Firms such as Burberry and Chanel have been aggressive in recent years in going after imitators. Now, other accessories firms are getting in on the action. Kate Spade has hired an attorney to specifically address this problem and the New York City Police Department has also gotten more involved. It recently undertook a sting operation that led to the arrest of nine alleged counterfeiters and the seizure of merchandise valued at more than $700,000.

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