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Knockoff Report™ #587

Newt Gingrich Says China Stole $360 Billion in Intellectual Property From U.S. Chinese National Admits Selling More Than $1 Million in Counterfeit Cell Phone Parts Counterfeit Merch More Common as Raptors Make Final Four: NBA Man Indicted in ‘Illicit Enterprise’ … Continue reading

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Knockoff Report™ #586: Alibaba, Jellyfish, And Other Slimy Things

Gucci Departs IACC Following Alibaba Membership AirHawk Sues Chinese Makers of Knockoff “Wild Ass Motorcycle Cushion” China’s Latest Export Boom: Fake Gold Coins Roman Police Seize Bogus Vatican Souvenirs in Crackdown on Counterfeits Counterfeit Souvenirs Confiscated in Raid How to … Continue reading

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Anatomy of an Idiot or: The Case of the Counterfeit Judge

As I regularly search for shows on my TiVo using keywords that relate to my interests and work, I ran across a rerun of ‘Swift Justice with Nancy Grace‘ that originally aired on 2/28/11 entitled “An online rip-off; pit bull … Continue reading

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Wrap It Up. I’ll Take It.

Since I last posted, I have been to three conferences in two countries, hosted two events and conducted five hours of public speaking.  During this time, I’ve been in coffee shops and hotel rooms doing the marketing, bookkeeping, client meetings … Continue reading

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The Whole World Vs. Competition

Corporate policy enforcement is often paradoxical.  The two faces of humanity clash in the office.  One is to compete for first place while the other appears to try to help others.  As someone who is commissioned to protect specific brands … Continue reading

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Google Reader: Latest trend in Fakery

Even only a year ago, spam primarily consisted only of unwanted email in your inbox.  But now as blogs become more popular, services such as Google Reader make it easy for people to aggregate those blog feeds (commonly RSS and … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Holmes and the case of the naughty web host

On Friday August 28th, 2009 a jury in the Northern District of California found ISP/web hosts Akanoc Solutions, Inc., Managed Solutions Group, Inc. and Steven Chen liable for contributory trademark counterfeiting and awarded Plaintiff Louis Vuitton Malletier $32 Million. This … Continue reading

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