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Dangerous Fakes

Dangerous Fakes


Once viewed by many as a problem limited to purveyors of high-end luxury goods, today counterfeiting has become a multi-billion dollar criminal activity that affects almost every American industry.

Operation in Our Sites

Operation in Our Sites

We commend the law enforcement professionals at Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the National IPR Center, and Department of Justice who are dedicated to protecting us from the economic and consumer safety threats of online counterfeiting and piracy.

The Beauty of Creativity and Intellectual Property: Bobbi Brown Speaks out on World IP Day

The Beauty of Creativity and Intellectual Property: Bobbi Brown Speaks out on World IP Day

This week, people around the globe will celebrate World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. The event will center on the theme Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity, and after three decades in business, I have come to learn that creativity and business are inseparable. I have also learned that intellectual property – whether it takes […]

What We Know – and What We Don’t – About Counterfeit Goods and Small Parcels

What We Know – and What We Don’t – About Counterfeit Goods and Small Parcels

Cross-border e-commerce is growing exponentially. Consumers can purchase products from all over the world and have them delivered straight to their doors with just the click of a button. In fact, the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) international small parcel business increased 232% from 2013 to 2017, when it received nearly half a billion packages. Out of those […]

#ShopSafe for the Super Bowl

#ShopSafe for the Super Bowl

The countdown is on. This weekend, thousands of people will ignite the wintry Twin Cities for the much-anticipated 2018 Super Bowl; millions more will tune in on television. Equipped with the latest jerseys and the newest fan gear, these football fans become Tom Brady and Alshon Jeffrey overnight. Wait – Alshon Jeffrey? It’s Alshon Jeffery. […]

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