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2012-06-26 23:00:20

U.S. Federal Marshals, in accordance with the seizure and impoundment order obtained in federal court, raid “Total Ice Therapy”, “EZ Ice Therapy”, and “Pro Therapy Supplies LLC” and, according to court documents, seize hundreds of counterfeit goods LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 In February 2012, ProSeries, LLC, a Santa Monica, California based manufacturer of sports medicine equipment, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Central...

2012-05-15 14:24:35

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RogueFinder LLC, working in conjunction with a leading New York-based brand protection law firm the Gioconda Law Group PLLC, released a comprehensive new study of over 3,000 "rogue websites" that have been shuttered by US federal courts in recent years. Federal courts have also recently issued dramatic financial judgments against a number of fluid networks of rogue websites. The comprehensive study found that a primary reason for the continued...

2012-04-10 02:25:37

Group Continues Progress in Efforts to Protect Consumers PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group announced today that the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida has issued a preliminary injunction shutting down over 175 websites engaged in the sale of counterfeit golf products. The order marks one of the Golf Group's most significant achievements in the fight against counterfeit...

2012-02-24 13:41:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SiliconExpert Technologies, the leading provider of electronic component management tools, officially releases a Counterfeit Risk algorithm that forecasts the likelihood of an electronic part to be targeted by counterfeiters. Using historical data points on previously counterfeited parts, SiliconExpert's latest algorithm helps provide a proactive and realistic approach to combating counterfeits in the supply chain. The...

2012-01-27 13:10:00

Joseph Federico announced improvements to NJMET´s electronics engineering test procedures to test for counterfeit components. NJ MET´s testing for marking permanency will be in accordance with a newly revised military specification. It guards against blacktopping methods used by counterfeiters to replace the original markings on electronic components. This revised procedure is part of NJ MET´s Mission Imposter® process to test for counterfeit component electronics. Clifton,...

2012-01-25 07:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Golf Manufacturers Anti-Counterfeiting Working Group announced today that it seized more than 95,000 counterfeit golf products in 2011, nearly four times the amount seized in the previous year. The significant increase demonstrates the group's improved ability to cooperate with law enforcement agencies around the world to identify and eliminate counterfeit operations. In addition to raids and seizures, 2011 saw the group launch an...

2012-01-17 12:14:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World Micro, Inc., announced today that it has purchased and installed additional specialized equipment to test electronic components headed for commercial and military applications. World Micro already has a world-class quality lab fitted with state-of-the-art equipment capable of performing X-Ray, X-RF analysis, and component solderability testing to identify parts suspected of being counterfeit or simply out-of-spec. (Logo:...

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...

2011-10-11 08:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20, 2011, Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG and Sennheiser Electronic Corp. filed its first wave of federal lawsuits in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The lawsuits target a number of Internet based pirates and counterfeiters located throughout the United States who are engaged in the sale of counterfeit Sennheiser(TM) branded merchandise, including the popular models CX200, CX300 II,...

2011-07-05 00:00:30

New certification reflects high focus on combating counterfeiters. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 04, 2011 Smith & Associates, a quality leader in independent electronics distribution, has now achieved the status of CCAP-101 Certified for the Components Technology Institute, Inc. (CTI) Counterfeit Components Avoidance Program. The CCAP-101 establishes a set of standard procedures across the industry for authenticating electronic components, therefore reducing the risk of counterfeit parts...