OECD Launches Report on eCommerce in Illicit Trade

The OECD has published a series of reports into illicit trade, the most recent of which is ‘eCommerce Challenges in Illicit Trade in Fakes’. The report is the first outcome of a special project on illicit trade between the Anti-Illicit Trade Expert Group (AITEG) and the public-private partnership (PPP), established under the OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade (TF-CIT).

Studies-Reports - May 30, 2022 midnight

Report Concludes Nearly Half of All Cyberattacks Involve Brand Impersonation

Anti-fraud product provider Outseer has released its latest findings on brand abuse, and it doesn’t make pleasant reading for online banking and eCommerce. According to the latest quarterly analysis from Outseer’s FraudAction team, brand impersonation scams continue to exploit the sharp rise in digital banking and eCommerce during the pandemic.

Studies-Reports - May 30, 2022 midnight

Accessories Top List of Fake Goods Seized in EU

Intellectual property infringing products with a value of almost €2 billion were seized in the EU’s internal market and at external borders in 2020, according to an annual seizures report published at the end of last year.

Studies-Reports - March 23, 2022 midnight

ACT Now to Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights

This month’s editorial makes a longitudinal study of the shifting geo-political forces that have formed the nature of brand protection. Another, more direct, hypothesis is that counterfeiting and other types of brand fraud are straightforward criminal activities with no respect for borders, treaties or the law.

Studies-Reports - March 1, 2022 midnight

New Report Ventures into Printing Beyond Colour for Security Features

Many technologies and features with their roots in commercial printing have made, and continue to make, a substantial contribution to secure document production. However, these technologies have for the most part been concerned with producing visual colours, perceived by the unaided eye as conventional colour printing.

Studies-Reports - December 24, 2021 midnight