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Count out Counterfeits this Holiday Season: GIPC’s Top Ten Tips to #ShopSafe

Count out Counterfeits this Holiday Season: GIPC’s Top Ten Tips to #ShopSafe

Thanksgiving weekend isn’t just about stuffing the turkey – more and more Americans are using Thanksgiving weekend as an excuse to stuff their stockings and get an early start to their holiday shopping. Many Americans will find the perfect gift, but some will end up with more than they bargained for: dangerous counterfeit goods. Counterfeit […]

The Intersection of Trademarks and Brands: A Dialogue with Famous Brands and Law Enforcement

The Intersection of Trademarks and Brands: A Dialogue with Famous Brands and Law Enforcement

In today’s fast-paced, evolving retail environment, consumers are faced with more purchasing decisions than ever before. The questions of what to buy and where to buy it have nearly infinite answers. Fortunately, consumers can rely on trademarks as a trusted identifier in the marketplace. And considering the work happening at the Congressional Trademark Caucus, consumers […]

Keep Counterfeits Out of Your Cart: #ShopSafe This Back to School Season

Keep Counterfeits Out of Your Cart: #ShopSafe This Back to School Season

If you’re a parent on the hunt for the best back-to-school gear, chances are you’re on the lookout for ways to save a few bucks. But you can also save yourself and your family from real dangers if you know how to keep counterfeit goods out of your online shopping cart. Today, counterfeit and pirated […]

Keep an Eye Out for Counterfeit Solar Filter Glasses

Keep an Eye Out for Counterfeit Solar Filter Glasses

You’re going to want to see this. On August 21st, a total solar eclipse will transfix parts of the U.S. and a partial eclipse will cover the rest of North America. In other words, millions of people will have the opportunity to see the moon cover up the sun, what many astronomers call “the most […]

GIPC Praises New Campaign to Warn Public About Counterfeit

GIPC Praises New Campaign to Warn Public About Counterfeit

GIPC President & CEO David Hirschmann today praised a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) campaign, “The Truth Behind Counterfeits”, which is intended to educate the public on the dangers of counterfeit goods. The campaign will take place through July 2017 at six of the nation’s busiest airports, including: Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall […]