Optel has bought traceability rival Verify Brand in the second M&A deal involving serialization companies this week.
A tax-avoiding shift to de-branded, plain packaging has created opportunities for food counterfeiters in India.
Alibaba is heading back to court on claims it defrauded shareholders by withholding information about counterfeits.
EU crackdown on websites selling counterfeit items has seen upwards of 20,500 domain names blocked.
Megastar Shipping is found not liable in the transhipment of fake goods from China in a landmark court case.
Improved security features can only go so far to prevent such a breach in future, with wider changes needed.
Philip Morris says it has received 157 applications for the second round of its $100m initiative to tackle illicit tobacco.