Industry News

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 […]

24May 2016

iTRACE Technologies, a leading Brand Protection provider for anti-grey market and anti-counterfeit solutions, announced it has partnered with Ruvixx, the leading data and software services provider of incident tracking, case management and marketplace intelligence, to provide an end-to-end solution for brand protection teams to cut off the grey market supply of their products. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/05/prweb13420852.htm SAN […]

05May 2016

Last month, Refinery29 wrote a story titled “20 Surprising Beauty Buys You Can Find At Costco.” Soon after, they started receiving emails from brands we featured asking to be removed from the slideshow. They went a little something like this: “Hi love! Can you take us out of this slideshow? Costco isn’t an authorized retailer of ours. […]