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Pointer Brand Protection 2018 Year in Review
2018 was a wild ride. We saw our company grow in more ways than one, we expanded our global influence, and we welcomed a whole new roster of clients. Beyond the professional developments, we were witness to a lot of personal growth in our dedicated employees as well. There were highs and lows, transitions between […]
Anti-Counterfeiting and Artificial Intelligence Technologies
The term “Artificial Intelligence” (AI) is loaded with a set of assumptions taken from decades of science-fiction movies about robots taking over the world. Far from being part of a fanciful story about your microwave developing feelings though, AI is already common fact of modern life. Although dreams of robots who can take our place […]
Online Counterfeiting: Let’s focus on registrars
‘Until recently domain name registrars were able to elude liability for disputes because it was believed that they were so far removed from the content…Registrars are now being put under pressure to remove domain names because they are registering names which infringe on trademark law.’ Hazel Murphy: The Role of a Domain Name Registrar as an Intermediary, LLM dissertation, Tilburg University. […]
Dutch Fake Shopping Sites: Current Status & How to Stop Them
The Netherlands is no exception to the issue of fake online shopping sites. According to Dutch news site Nos.nl, there are approximately 25.000 to 30.000 fake shopping websites in The Netherlands.
The fake online shops mostly sell clothing, shoes, bags, and sunglasses from famous brands at extremely low prices. Consumers buying from these websites either receive counterfeit goods, or never receive their product at all.
This article will explain the current situation of Dutch fake shopping websites, how to identify fake websites, and will offer some counterfeit solutions for brands. […]