01/30/2008 - The United States has recently proposed a new Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. Assuming the treaty gets ratified, the key to its effectiveness will be for it to receive enough funding from the participating governments.
12/11/2007 - The Legislature of West Virginia has approved a bill (H.B. 4101) that will make it a felony to create more than 14 fake bar code labels with the intent of stealing from retailers. Perpetrators face a sentence of up to two years in prison.
12/05/2007 - Targeted to owners of intellectual property, including brands, trademarks, patents, and copyrights, the book explains what they can do to protect themselves from counterfeiters. The advice includes something for just about everyone.
12/05/2007 - Retail loss prevention measures are equally important to mom-and-pop stores and major retail chains, but smaller operations may lack the resources to hire a full-time security professional. Here, author Liz Martinez focuses on smaller and less sophisticated retailers that have little or no corporate loss prevention support.