Industry News

20Jul 2017

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 […]

08Nov 2016

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 […]

08Nov 2016

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 […]

16Aug 2016

Amazon intellectual property protection is the reason why the brands need iTRACE in the new retail economy. http://www.watchpro.com/amazon-co-uk-has-open-door-policy-for-grey-market-retailers-of-luxury-watches/ Amazon.co.uk has become a portal into a marketplace of international watch vendors without official accreditation from the brands on sale, thanks to an open door policy towards grey market sellers. In the course of an investigation into Amazon’s watch […]

30Jun 2016

Wana play a game of Counterfeit Alphabetti Spaghetti?  Connect the Semiconductor standard number with the standard description.  Answers next week… IPC-1782 AS6171 AS6081 AS6301 AIR6273 AS5553/ARP6328 AS6496 JESD243 AS6462 ARP6178 SAE J3061  Test Methods Standard; Counterfeit Electronic Parts  Verification Critera for Certification against AS5553  Counterfeit Electronic Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition  Counterfeit Electronic Parts; […]

21Jun 2016

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/283974-new-numbers-dont-lie-counterfeits-pose-a-growing-threat http://www.theglobalipcenter.com/wp-content/themes/gipc/map-index/assets/pdf/2016/GlobalCounterfeiting_Report.pdf The dangers of counterfeit goods regularly make headlines: bad brakes, knock-off tires, lead-laden children’s toys and fraudulent medicines are just a few of the ways that counterfeit goods have harmed consumers. In addition to the direct dangers counterfeits pose, they undermine legitimate enterprise and fund further illicit criminal activity. Now, new numbers reveal […]

14Jun 2016

http://www.iccwbo.org/News/Articles/2016/World-Anti-Counterfeiting-Day-Why-buying-fakes-costs-more-/ World Anti-Counterfeiting Day: Why buying fakes costs more? Paris, 08 June 2016 Now in its eighteenth year, World Anti-Counterfeiting Day enables national and international organizations involved in the fight against counterfeit products to increase consumer awareness of the risks and costs associated with buying fakes, and to encourage consumers to better understand the seriousness […]