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Amazon Establishes Counterfeit Crimes Unit to Bring Counterfeiters to Justice

by the Amazon press release office New, global team is dedicated to investigating, finding, and launching legal action and criminal referrals against counterfeiters SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 24, 2020– Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced it has established a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit, dedicated to bringing counterfeiters that violate the law and Amazon’s policies by listing counterfeit products in its store

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Chirurgical masks: Solidarity vs counterfeiting in the time of coronavirus

by Graziana Ercolanelli, Criminal Lawyer, AKRAN Intellectual Property Due to the current health crisis, the luxury and sports fashion sectors are facing an inevitable and disastrous downturn in the market Nonetheless, many companies are demonstrating tremendous solidarity in favor of health care workers and facilities, through both direct financing and the donation of PPE and

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AIPPI Trilateral Meeting – Sport & IP

Thursday 26 and Friday 27 March we’ll be at the AIPPI Trilateral Meeting in Venice. We’ll meet with colleagues from Italy, France and Spain to discuss Sport and Intellectual Property. The event was jointly organized by the Italian, French and Spanish national groups of AIPPI and involved our Managing Partner Alessandro Masetti, recently re-elected to

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Multimedia trademark registration: Akran first in EU

This was made possible by a legislative change which came into effect back in October 2017 (under EU Regulation 2015/2424 amending the Community trade mark regulation), namely the elimination of the graphic representation requirement when filing a TM application. Under the amended regulation, a sign does not need to be graphically represented but it must be

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