With the support of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), Spanish customs and police intercepted in October a counterfeit shampoo criminal network in Spain. With a production capacity of 200,000 bottles per month, this is the second clandestine factory to be raided this year. The products, which infringed intellectual property rights, were destined for the European, African and Asian markets. Seven individuals were arrested.

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Webinar: Combat Counterfeiting with Two-Factor Verification & Laser Marking Presenting a Case Study on an Effective Mark-and-Trace Security Solution The global trend in counterfeiting and trading of grey market goods is on the rise, despite best efforts to stop it. Simple serial numbers, open source solutions, or easily removable packaging solutions are not enough to solve […]

This is why brands need to think about the technologies they will think about using for the future consumer authentication apps.   Counterfeit apps, authentication sites and the use of open source solutions create security holes in the brand protection strategies of all brands. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/08/technology/daily-report-fake-retail-apps-apple.html After a bruising presidential campaign, more than a few of […]

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa., Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — iTRACE Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of secure Anti-Grey Market and Anti-Counterfeit solutions for brand owners announced today the completion of its integration with MECCO®, the world’s most popular industrial laser marking and product tracking solution. The pairing is the first integration of the iTRACE 2DMI® software […]