It would establish liability for online retailers when a third party sells a counterfeit that poses a risk to consumer health or safety.
The hubs in South and Central America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe allow criminals and enablers to thrive.
The haul included fake watches, bracelets, handbags and scarves infringing the IP of Rolex, Gucci, Hermes, and Louis Vuitton.
The project aims to enable sustainability, the circular economy, and help consumers make sustainable choices.
The complaint claims Kamryn Russell, Ashley Hawat and associates used a 'hidden links' scheme to promote fake luxury goods.
Matthew Hyett sold counterfeit football merchandise from a market stall in West Yorkshire and an online store.
Cut out counterfeit attempts? Reid Fruits and Laava show it’s possible
Over three years, Reid Fruits drastically reduced the number of counterfeit attempts on their premium Tasmanian cherries, sold in Asian export markets where the brand was in high demand and had a strong reputation that was at risk from inferior products sold under fake Reid Fruits branding.
In the 2019-20 season, in a bid to fight the fakes, Reid Fruits introduced Laava Smart Fingerprints® on its cherry boxes bound for 20 export markets. The result: only 10 counterfeit attempts, all of which were automatically stopped by the Laava platform.