An EU report has zeroed in on the use of fraud, laundering money and illegal sales as drivers of organised crime.
A US report is pressing the government and industry to get proactive on stopping IP theft from China.
The Bank of England is investigating reports that counterfeits of the new polymer £5 note have been found.
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.
Some of the counterfeit banknotes intercepted in India have had two-thirds of the security features copied.