counterfeit goods

Acounterfeit Hermes Berkin luxury handbag shown during a press preview of "Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes" at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, Del.


New Research Finds Aspirational Gen Z Caught in Counterfeit Cycle

Some 79 percent of respondents have purchased counterfeit products in 2018 and only 52 percent expect to purchase fewer in the future.

clock July 23, 2019Tianwei Zhang



LVMH Awarded for Fighting Fakes

The luxury behemoth got the award for best team from the Global Anti-counterfeiting Network.

clock June 6, 2019Mimosa Spencer


Business Features

Consumers Who Accidentally Buy Fake Goods Are Hesitant to Purchase the Real Deal Later

Brand protection solution provider Red Points said shoppers turn to fakes due to costs.

clock May 9, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the cases when it reconvenes in October. 


The Supreme Court Hears ‘FUCT’ Trademark Case

The case tests the boundaries of free speech.

clock April 15, 2019Kellie Ell

An allegedly counterfeit Chanel bag, as seen in court documents.


Red Points Raises $38M to Battle Online Counterfeits

The self-styled “brand protector” just hit its Series C, so it can keep busting online fakes.

clock April 3, 2019Adriana Lee


Shiseido Joins L’Oréal in Trademarks List

Fashion and beauty brands have sharply increased their trademark filings as part of their drive against counterfeits.

clock March 18, 2019John Zarocostas

Fake Supreme products flood the streets of Seoul.

Business Features

Supreme Copycats From Seoul to Shanghai

Supreme Italia unveils its store in Shanghai, while shoppers in South Korea’s capital city can find knock-off Supreme products for next to nothing.

clock March 14, 2019Kellie Ell

Government and Trade

Global Counterfeit Trade Damages Made in Italy

According to the OECD and Indicam studies, the value of counterfeit and pirated Italian goods sold worldwide in 2016 reached 32 billion euros.

clock March 11, 2019Martino Carrera

A package from Amazon Prime is loaded for delivery on a UPS truck, in New York. Amazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 30 hours this year. Amazon will offer discounts and other deals in an effort to boost sales during the slower summer months. This year's Prime Day will start at 9 p.m. ET on July 10, 2017. While Amazon has claimed success, there have been grumblings that Prime Day deals have been unimpressive or involve older modelsTEC--Amazon-Prime Day, New York, USA - 09 May 2017


Amazon Weaponizes Brands, AI in Fight Against Fakes

Amazon’s Project Zero gives brands the power to nix counterfeit listings on the front lines, while machines snuff them out in the back end.

clock March 1, 2019Adriana Lee

Diamond jewellery Diamond sector, Antwerp, Belgium - 17 Sep 2014Diamonds represent 5% of total Belgian exports, and account for 15% of total Belgian exports outside the European Union. Of all rough diamonds produced worldwide, the vast majority (84%) come to Antwerp to be sorted, traded and sold.


EBay Takes On Diamond Authentication

EBay, wanting shoppers to feel good about buying diamonds, is expanding its authentication service to cover fine jewelry.

clock December 4, 2018Adriana Lee

Louis Vuitton's 2003 collaboration with Takashi Murakami.


Vuitton Wins Case in Japan Over ‘Mock’ Goods

Louis Vuitton successfully sues Junkmania in a Japanese court over parody products.

clock November 15, 2018Kellie Ell

Destruction of counterfeit goods in the Philippines


Entrupy Creates Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

The start-up will present its Fingerprinting solution targeting counterfeits and return fraud at Paris Retail Week.

clock September 10, 2018Katya Foreman

Government and Trade

Trade in Counterfeit Italian Goods Costs Billions to Italy

A new OECD report estimates the total value of fake Italian goods sold worldwide at more than 35 billion euros for 2013, resulting in more than 25 billion euros in lost sales by local companies.

clock June 20, 2018Sandra Salibian

Government and Trade

Contraband Apparel Trade Could Disrupt NAFTA Talks

Mexican executives say there has been no letup in the amount of illegally imported apparel from Asia.

clock April 11, 2018Ivan Castano

Details at Salvatore Ferragamo RTW Spring 2018


Salvatore Ferragamo Awarded $60M in Online Counterfeit Battle

The New York Southern District Court delivered the injunction against 60 unidentified holders of illegal
online profiles selling counterfeit Salvatore Ferragamo products.

clock March 19, 2018Luisa Zargani

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