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2012-01-09 08:04:00

MIAMI, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group today announced that a preliminary injunction has been issued by the Southern District Court of Florida to shut down 62 websites where counterfeit clubs were sold. This marks yet another important victory in the group's efforts to fight counterfeiting and protect consumers. Visitors going to many of the websites will now be redirected to information about the preliminary...

2011-12-15 08:57:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DSS; "DSS"), a world-wide developer and manufacturer of security and authentication solutions which prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud announced today that its VP of Research and Development, David Wicker was named Chairman of the Document Security Alliance's Committee on U.S. Drivers License Counterfeiting which was formed to review security and recommend solutions on U.S. drivers...

Feds Shut Down 150 Websites Accused Of Selling Counterfeit Goods
2011-11-29 06:10:47

Federal authorities announced on Monday that they had shut down 150 websites for selling counterfeit merchandise to unsuspecting online shoppers. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton and Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer reported the results of a joint three-month investigation by ICE and the FBI, saying the probe had resulted in the seizure of counterfeit goods including shoes, purses, sunglasses, sports jerseys and other items. The authorities made...

2011-11-28 08:00:00

Security and pharmaceutical label maker ATL has signed a licensing agreement with Document Security Systems, Inc. to incorporate DSSâs AuthentiGuard® suite of technologies into ATLâs anti-counterfeiting labels. MENOMONEE FALLS, WI (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 Security and pharmaceutical label maker ATL has signed a licensing agreement with Document Security Systems, Inc. to incorporate DSSâs AuthentiGuard® suite of technologies into...

2011-11-21 10:28:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InkSure Technologies Inc. has been named one of the Top 25 Suppliers of Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Security Technologies by Global Identification Magazine. This honor comes in recognition of InkSure's contributions to the market of anti-counterfeiting, brand protection and anti-diversion technologies. InkSure provides machine readable taggants and handheld readers that are used in securing currencies, tax stamps, pharmaceuticals, spirits,...

2011-11-02 08:48:00

SHANGHAI and BEIJING, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group announced today the completion of multiple strategic raids on China-based counterfeiting operations, where the group worked with local law enforcement officials to seize over 25,000 counterfeit golf products. The raids took place at stores in two of the world's most heavily trafficked counterfeit markets; Pudong Yatai Xin Yang Market in Shanghai and Ya Xiu Market in Beijing. The...

2011-10-20 10:40:00

MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- News of fake IDs from a website in China is spreading like wildfire, especially in college town communities. In a story published Sunday, October 16, 2011 in The New Hampshire Sunday News, Assistant U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire Al Rubega said these new counterfeit IDs are "better than any we've seen." He went on to say "It's a real profound concern both from a law enforcement and national security perspective." Eddie Edwards, the NH...

2011-10-20 10:19:00

GENEVA, October 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- WISeKey, a 2011 World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Growth Company, is pleased to announce an agreement with the Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot to extend their breakthrough anti-counterfeiting partnership. After an astonishingly successful deployment of WISeAuthentic(R) - WISeKey's brand protection technology that features a pioneering solution to the scourge of counterfeit products infiltrating the global market - WISeKey and Hublot have...

2011-10-12 02:00:00

LONDON, October 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal IQ just released a podcast interview with Guido Baumgartner [http://www.brandprotectionevent.com/Event.aspx?id=603370#guido_baumgartner ] , Vice-President for Global Brand Protection at Coty Inc. In this comprehensive interview, Guido discusses new strategies on Regulating Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting with in-depth discussion on the sale of counterfeit goods via the internet. Identifying the extent of the...

2011-10-04 10:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing pace of e-commerce has opened the door to a dramatic increase in online counterfeiting and piracy of corporate intellectual property. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090105/56509LOGO ) What can company executives do to discover if their products are being counterfeited and sold online? What web policing tools and policies can companies use to defend their intellectual property? How can corporate counsel advise...