- Counterfeiting's Silent Threat. Donohue, Thomas J. // Business Journal (Central New York);9/29/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p32
The article focuses on the consideration of businesspeople of the threat of counterfeiting and piracy as one of the most difficult business challenges. Businesspeople should pay attention to these crimes that make them a victim which often gave devastating consequences. Counterfeiting and piracy...
- Raid In Korea Is Reminder That Print Books Are Also Vulnerable To Piracy. // Book Publishing Report;03/12/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p3
Reports that law enforcement officials in Korea have found 600,000 counterfeit English-language books worth an estimated 14.5 million dollars. Discovery of the counterfeiting operation; Cost of piracy to publishers.
- DEADLY RINGERS. Benady, David // Marketing Week;11/21/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p24
Focuses on the battle against counterfeit branded products in Great Britain. Risk associated with drinking fake wines; Passage of the Copyright and Trade Marks Act to persecute counterfeiters; Efforts of brand-owners to inform consumers on the dangers of buying fake products.
- Six Arrested In Brooklyn Counterfeit Bust. Lynch, Matthew // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/27/2009, Vol. 197 Issue 88, p2
The article reports that authorities in Brooklyn, New York City have arrested six people and seized knockoff designer goods having an estimated street value of $20 million in a sting on a counterfeiting ring, which operated as a wholesale showroom for the New York City black market....
- Alcohol, food fakes on rise. // Food & Drug Packaging;Dec2007, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p11
The article focuses on a report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which revealed that food and beverage counterfeiting is increasing. The U.S. liquor industry incurs tens of millions of dollars in losses annually due to counterfeiting. The strategies used by...
- Counterfeiting, enforcement and social welfare. Tsai, Ming-Fang; Chiou, Jiunn-Rong // Journal of Economics;Sep2012, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p1
This paper uses a vertical product differentiation model to discuss the influences caused by counterfeiting on prices and outputs of original products, consumer surplus and social welfare. We also explore the impact of the government's enforcement on counterfeiting and social welfare. We find...
- Trade group says thwarting drug counterfeiters remains challenging. Traynor, Kate // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 24, p2532
The article reports on the counterfeiting schemes involving pharmaceutical products in the U.S. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), determined counterfeiters can produce fake drugs whose shape, size, color and packaging mimic finished pharmaceutical...
- Declaring war on counterfeiters and pirates. Chalker, Baroness Lynda // African Business;Oct2007, Issue 335, p46
The author comments on counterfeiting and piracy in East Africa. She mentions how Africa, like other parts of the world, has increasingly been the target of those seeking to trade in counterfeit and gray goods. She explains why these goods, imported illegally, are having serious ramifications...
- Fake products threaten share prices. // Internal Auditor;Aug98, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p11
Focuses on a survey by CDL company on the effects of counterfeit brand name products to share prices and profits. Statistical results of the survey; Comments from Michael G. Kessler of Michael G. Kessler and Associates Ltd.; Suggestions to protect an organization against counterfeiters.