Knockoff Report™ #595: Pokemon Go, Pills and Paintings

Knockoff Report™ #595 - Pokemon Go Buddy System: How To NOT Waste Candy With Reminders, Counterfeit App WarningPokemon Go Buddy System: How To NOT Waste Candy With Reminders, Counterfeit App Warning

Alibaba Failing to Deliver in Fight Against Fakes, Say Brands

Counterfeit Painkillers Bought on Dark Web Contributing to Spike in Overdoses

Counterfeit Electronics Rule Would Let Contractors Recover Costs

Amazon To Charge Thousands To Prevent Counterfeit Sales

Thousands of Fake Ferragamo Shoes Seized at LA Ports

Alec Baldwin Sues Over Counterfeit Painting

With Football Season Underway, Beware of Counterfeit Tickets

Ray Kurzweil: Accelerating Tech Is Making Old Intellectual Property Laws Obsolete

knockoff-report-595-blac-chyna-tried-to-sell-some-knockoff-yeezys-on-her-instagramBlac Chyna Tried To Sell Some Knockoff Yeezy’s On Her Instagram

Owner of Online Colored Contact Lens Store Pleads Guilty To Importing & Selling Counterfeit Lenses

2 Arrested in Madera County for Selling Illegal Medicine, Counterfeit Clothing

P8 Million Worth of Counterfeit Valves Seized in Manila

Counterfeit Parts Of Aircraft And Defense Products Could Proliferate Through 3D Printing

Book Review: Are You Eating Counterfeit Food?

Fake Britain: Dangerous Counterfeit Xenon Bulbs are Being Sold Online

CBP Seizes 7,800 Pairs of Counterfeit Shoes from China

More than 1,300 Counterfeit Wallets, Bags Seized in Singapore

Counterfeit Lanterns and Toys Seized by Customs Ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival

DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY: Counterfeit products showing up online

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Knockoff Report™ #594: Prince, Pokemon and Pakistan

Knockoff Report™ - Prince Might Have Been a Casualty of a Counterfeit Chinese Pill Problem Sweeping the NationPrince Might Have Been a Casualty of a Counterfeit Chinese Pill Problem Sweeping the Nation

Amazon, eBay and Alibaba Face Problem as Counterfeit Goods Reach $1.7 Trillion

Louboutin Handed Victory in Russian Counterfeit Cosmetics Case

Alexander Wang Wins $90 Million in Counterfeit Suit

DoD’s New Rule Helps Contractors from Buying Counterfeit Parts

Landlords to Counterfeit Traders Hit by e-Commerce IP Rules

Man and Woman Accused of Selling Counterfeit DVDs and CDs in Etowah County

CBP Officers Seize Counterfeit Goods at Rainer Rail Facility

Officials Think Counterfeit Master Key Could be Behind String of Mailbox Break-Ins

El Sobrante Woman Charged with Selling Counterfeit Designer Goods at San Francisco Store

Three Arrested in Hong Kong Customs Raid of Counterfeit Goods Operation in Mong Kok’s Ladies’ Market

Chinese Woman Held with Counterfeit Rum

Knockoff Report™ - Pokemon Go Knockoff Trying to Fill a Monstrous Void in ChinaPokemon Go Knockoff Trying to Fill a Monstrous Void in China

Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Viagra and Cialis Case

Counterfeit Vodka Finding Leads to Suspended Sentence

Pakistan Minister Takes Potice of Counterfeit Liquor

The Cost of Counterfeit Goods Found in Nairobi Businessman’s Home Totals SH35M

Tata Motors Steps Up Its Fight Against Counterfeit Parts

Newcastle Authorities Bust Counterfeit Watch Dealer

BBB: Counterfeit Merchandise During the Rio Olympics

Shop Fined for Dangerous, Counterfeit Cigarettes

Manufacturers File Suit Against Importer Over Counterfeit Food Processors

Nigeria Warns of Counterfeit Quinine in Market

Counterfeit Alcohol Poses a Serious Threat to Consumers

Fighting Fakes: The Scary Truth About Counterfeiting in Manufacturing

Tanzania: Counterfeit Goods Worth 13.8 Million Impounded

Did Counterfeit Drugs Contribute to Prince’s Death?

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Knockoff Report™ #593: Olympics, Weddings and the DOD

Knockoff Report™ #593 - Brazilian Police Battle Olympic Counterfeit GoodsBrazilian Police Battle Olympic Counterfeit Goods

Rio Olympics Selling Knockoff Versions Of Its Own Merchandise

4 Men Face Racketeering Charges for Selling Counterfeit Denver Broncos Merchandise

Police Look Into Safety of Knock-offs After Counterfeit Merchandise Bust

How Do Indie Designer Deal With Knockoffs?

U.S. Judge Dismisses Part of Alibaba Counterfeit Goods Lawsuit

How £200,000 of Denbighshire Counterfeit Goods Will Help Charity

Can Big Data Solve the Counterfeiting Problem?

Knockoff Report™ #593 - DOD Issues Final Rule to Avoid Counterfeit ElectronicsDOD Issues Final Rule to Avoid Counterfeit Electronics

Appeal Denied, Borgata Prevails in Counterfeit Chip Class Action Lawsuit

Why Brides Should Never Buy a Knockoff Wedding Dress

Derby Counterfeit Tobacco Conman Zhiling Huang Faces Jail Term

North Alabama Law Enforcement Warning Residents of Counterfeit Gold, Silver Being Sold

Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah Refutes ISIS Fatwa to Counterfeit Brands

Counterfeit Wines And Spirits Cost EU Businesses €1.3 Billion A Year

Rockland County Sheriff Announces County Wide Sweep for Counterfeit Merchandise

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Imaging Supplies Coalition – Early Bird Fees End 8/1

Register Now! Space is Limited!

The Imaging Supplies Coalition presents its 16th Conference on Counterfeiting and Fraud in the Imaging Supplies Industry

“An Industry In Transition”

Imaging Supplies Coalition_1The Imaging Supplies Coalition is hosting its 2016 conference on Counterfeiting and Fraud in the Imaging Supplies Industry Sept.18 – 20, 2016. The Conference will be conducted in the beautiful San Diego, CA area with easy access to all of its attractions as well as to the magnificent Torrey Pines area. We look forward to your participation at the conference as we discuss key brand protection issues facing all of us. There is no better way to meet with the brand protection executives of the major companies in the imaging supplies industry. Members include Brother, Canon, Epson, HP, Lexmark, Samsung and Xerox.

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The imaging supplies industry is experiencing a period of rapid transition. The ISC’s 16th conference on fraud and counterfeiting in the imaging supplies industry will provide a clear review of the factors driving this transition and map an approach to protecting brands, customers and reputations during this period of rapid change. The conference will open with a presentation on the pace of technology change and will conclude with the presentations on the change in the IPR environments in Brazil and the PRC. In between will be presentations on brand protection on the internet including the dark web, social media and case studies involving ISC member companies. Every presenter has experience and expertise in showing leaders how to protect their brand. An optional seminar, hosted by Actionable Intelligence will be offered after the conference close.

Click here to view the conference brochure.

One exhibitor slot is still available.

For more information, please contact:

Allen Westerfield
President, Imaging Supplies Coalition
isc.westerfield@gmail.com
isc-inc.org
(941) 961-7897

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Knockoff Report™ #592: Rams, Shams and Amazon

Knockoff Report™ #592 - $250K Worth of Counterfeit Dodgers, Rams, Angels Jerseys Seized in El Monte$250K Worth of Counterfeit Dodgers, Rams, Angels Jerseys Seized in El Monte

Cartier Wins Court Case Against ISPs to Block Counterfeit Websites

Amazon’s Chinese counterfeit problem is getting worse

Inside Food Counterfeiting. The Virus that Unleashed an International Cyberwar

Alibaba Unveils New System For Combating Counterfeit Goods

Murfreesboro Man Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Percocet Pills

Jack Ma Pulls Anti-Counterfeiting Keynote Amid Backlash

Husband, Wife Arrested for Selling Counterfeit Merchandise at Richland County Store

ICE, Partners Seize $6.5 Million in Counterfeit Goods in Puerto Rico

Counterfeit Shampoo, Hair Care Equipment Seized by Customs (Malta)

Rising Counterfeit Spare Parts Take a Toll on Saudi Economy

Hoverboard Safety: How to Spot a Counterfeit

5NEWS Investigates: Counterfeit Cosmetics

ABC News: Counterfeit Goods Supporting Criminals

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Knockoff Report™ #591: Holy Phony Guacamole!

Knockoff Report™ #591 - Counterfeit Mission Avocado Boxes Surface in ChinaCounterfeit Mission Avocado Boxes Surface in China

‘Proof is in the Pudding’; Call for Action Following Alibaba’s Latest Anti-Counterfeiting Comments (feat. Rob Holmes)

Giggles Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Drug Paraphernalia, Counterfeit Sports Apparel (Indiana)

Feds Seize $700,000 Worth of Counterfeit UGGs on Long Island

Rep. Cook Introduces Legislation To Combat Chinese Counterfeiting

Tanzania: Counterfeit Goods Hurt Economy – FCC

Customs Seizes Counterfeit Clothing, Drugs in Northern California Raid

Counterfeit Jeans Fashion Musical Pockets of “Weird Stuff”

Suspect Arrested With R250k in Counterfeit Goods (Cape Town)

Knockoff Report™ #591 - Jokowi Slams Counterfeit Vaccine Ring as 'Extraordinary Crime'Jokowi Slams Counterfeit Vaccine Ring as ‘Extraordinary Crime’

Counterfeit Drugs Worth Rp 56b Seized in Special Operation (Jakarta)

Tanzania Disconnects 600,000 Counterfeit Phones

Counterfeit Factory Closed Down in Durban CBD

Nassau County Cops Arrest Bayside Man for Counterfeiting

Man Fined for Importing Counterfeit Exercise Books (New Zealand)

Rio 2016: Police Warn Public to be Wary of Counterfeit Tickets

Truckloads of Counterfeit Pallets Seized in Belgium

No End to Fakes as Goods Worth Sh100 Million Seized in Nairobi Destroyed

Scared Sh!tless Podcast: Don’t Get Scammed by These Work at Home Job Offers (feat. Rob Holmes)

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Imaging Supplies Coalition: Elections

Imaging Supplies Coalition_1The Imaging Supplies Coalition for International Intellectual Property Protection (ISC) announced that it had elected a new Chairman of the Board and three new officers at their annual meeting held June 16, 2015. Kevin Weaver, Vice President, Brand Protection Group, Xerox was named Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Andrew Gardner, World Wide Brand Protection Manager at Lexmark International.

Commenting on the election, Allen Westerfield, President of the Coalition said, “The Members and Board of Directors want to thank Andrew and Yuki Kawakami of Canon out going treasurer for their proactive involvement and support of the ISC. Our new Chairman, Kevin Weaver, brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to the Chair and we look forward to continuing to build on our programs and initiatives under his leadership.”

Jeff Samson, Senior Manager Marketing at Samsung was named Chair-Elect. Glenn Gillen, Senior Product Manager, Brother International Corp. was elected Secretary for a second consecutive term and Andrew Gardner was elected treasurer.
Westerfield went on to say, “Each of these officers has broad experience in the imaging supplies industry and are their companies’ leaders in developing intellectual property rights protection strategies to defend their companies’ brand from illegal activity.”
The Imaging Supplies Coalition for International Intellectual Property Protection, Inc. is a non-profit association of imaging supplies Original Equipment Manufacturers. Coalition members are Brother International Corporation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., Epson America Inc., HP, Lexmark International, Inc., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Xerox Corporation.

The ISC can be contacted at 941-961-7897, e-mail at iscwesterfield@aol.com or visit the website at http://www.isc-inc-org.

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