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2014-06-16 08:30:43

DUBLIN, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Anti-Counterfeit Packaging Market - Forecasts to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8s449q/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Technological advancements and government initiatives to curb counterfeiting...

2014-06-06 23:03:02

As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. Rockville, Md. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As part of an ongoing international effort to combat fake medicines, the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) joined other partners today in welcoming 11 new organizations to the global “Fight the Fakes” campaign. “Counterfeit or...

2014-06-06 04:21:22

GENEVA, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the campaign's six-month anniversary, Fight the Fakes ( http://www.fightthefakes.org) is proud to announce eleven new partners, bringing the total number of member organizations to twenty-five. New partners, representing wholesalers, pharmacists, mobile app services, coalitions for consumer protection and generic pharmaceutical manufactures, join the campaign to speak up and spread the word about the devastating impact of fake...

2014-06-04 23:06:25

USP field testing has begun in Ghana for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Field testing for a new screening tool intended to help quickly detect counterfeit and poor quality medicines has begun at the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Center for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT), located in Ghana. The new screening device, called CD-3+, was launched by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-05-21 10:57:55

University of Montreal Chemists develop new approach to detect counterfeit medicines such as Viagra Researchers at the University of Montreal have developed an improved chemical analysis method that is more efficient and faster in detecting counterfeit medicines, which have skyrocketed in recent years. The method was developed and tested in a study by Philippe Lebel, Alexandra Furtos and Karen Waldron of the university's Department of Chemistry. It identifies and quantifies the various...

2014-05-20 08:42:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OtterBox(®), the No. 1-most trusted case brand for smartphones in the U.S. and Canada, continues its fight against intellectual property theft.(1) In the last six months, with the assistance of law enforcement and government agencies, OtterBox has raided 162 retail stores worldwide and seized approximately 30,000 counterfeit cases. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140106/MM41244LOGO "Counterfeit products are made with inferior...

2014-04-30 23:23:28

Last month Global Security Experts, Inc. issued a consumer alert warning against counterfeit BurglarGARD Window Protection Film. Today, the home security experts announce key indicators of counterfeit products making it easier for consumers to identify these fake DIY kits. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Global Security Experts, Inc. alerted consumers last month to counterfeit BurglarGARD Window Protection Film originating from overseas. Today, the home security experts announce key...

2014-04-25 20:21:28

.Pharmacy gTLD and Consumer Education Key in Protecting Public Health MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy(®) (NABP(®)) today issued a report stressing that illegal online drug sellers are the most frequent conduits of counterfeit drugs and pose a continued threat to global public health. As detailed in the Internet Drug Outlet Identification Program Progress Report for State and Federal Regulators: April 2014, most...

2014-04-23 20:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today honored innovators, creators, and defenders of intellectual property (IP) at the 2(nd) Annual IP Champions Conference in recognition of their significant contributions to promoting and protecting IP. Today's event and the 2014 awardees demonstrated the positive impact IP has on the innovative process across a diverse array of businesses, and its role in...

2014-04-15 08:20:58

The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants plans to help the US Postal Service stop delivering counterfeit Chinese pharmaceutical products via the US mail and urges US consumers to use caution when purchasing pharmaceutical items through the Internet. WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Piracy and Counterfeiting Consultants is now offering to help the US Postal Service to stop delivering Chinese counterfeit pharmaceutical products via the US mail, because Chinese...


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