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fakes Archives

Swedish brand Foreo wins unprecedented Chinese IP ruling

Swedish skintech brand Foreo has been awarded a judgement of RMB3 million (US$450,000) in an unprecedented court ruling ...

Hong Kong Customs smash two counterfeit cosmetics rings

Hong Kong Customs officers have smashed two counterfeit cosmetics rings selling makeup and skincare products.

AI helped Hong Kong Customs catch fake-goods sellers

AI helped Hong Kong Customs boost seizures of counterfeit products by a third in the first half of this year.

Retailers of Chinese knock-offs of Korean brands thriving in Vietnam

More than 70 stores in Vietnam are selling Chinese knock-offs of Korean products and brands, a trend concerning trade of...

Taobao stays on counterfeit blacklist

Taobao has made the USTR counterfeit blacklist again for selling suspected counterfeits.

Alibaba seeks tougher penalties for counterfeit goods

Alibaba Group has called for tougher laws, stricter enforcement and stiffer penalties to crack down on purveyors of coun...

Seoul police bust fake label retailers

Seoul police busted four retailers on Monday for selling counterfeit products of luxury brands in Myeongdong, one of the...

Thai authorities seize fake fashion

Thousands of fake label fashion label goods have been seized from retail stores in a Thai government clampdown.

Apple China bracing for fall

Although Apple China revenue rose by 14 per cent in the latest quarter, the company is starting to see a shift in the ec...

Counterfeit raid nets goods worth $5m

Hong Kong customs officials seize suspected counterfeit goods worth about $5 million.