A senior Chinese official has promised to strengthen anti-counterfeit laws after a high-profile call to action from Alibaba chairman Jack Ma was echoed by other industry leaders.
Lexmark has been awarded a US patent on a means of uncovering counterfeit ink and toner products.
Smartphone producers lost €45.3bn in sales due to counterfeiting in 2015, according to a new report.
A US report is pressing the government and industry to get proactive on stopping IP theft from China.
Alibaba says low conviction rates are a key reason why anti-counterfeiting efforts lack teeth.
Terrorist cells are linked to large criminal networks, deputy vice Prime Minister Jan Jambon tells conference.
The EUIPO unveils its work programme for 2017, with a slew of initiatives in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy.