TALLAHASSEE - A Florida court has ordered 89 websites operating out of China to immediately and permanently cease operation. Gucci had accused the websites of copyright infringement.
Country / Region: United States
#Gucci Wins $9 Million Judgment Against Group of Knock-off Sites. #US @markmonitor https://t.co/frly0TpLb2 https://t.co/O7x1PQis2B
How to Spot a Fake Designer Bag With the Naked Eye. #LuxuryGoods @WIPO https://t.co/i4lPA3Efzj https://t.co/EfgrGMjE6N
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How to Spot a Fake Rolex #LuxuryGoods @WIPO https://t.co/X3nAXv31V0 https://t.co/tHKSozAyPs
Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The #US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. #IllicitAntiquities… https://t.co/RvtVdKyLdz
#Gucci defeats counterfeiter at @WIPO https://t.co/aHQyehC63S https://t.co/YvN2Iys9MH
GENEVA - Gucci has recovered five website domains that were selling counterfeit Gucci products. Some of the domains were gucci-italias.com, guccis-deutschland.com, guccissitoufficiale.com, gucci-wiens.com and sac-guccifr.com.
OTAGO - An art display at Otago Art Society has been mired in controversy. Critics have commented that the art works supposedly by Frances Hodgkins on display are not authentic.
Country / Region: New Zealand
#Art society caught up in authenticity scrap. #NZ @WIPO https://t.co/k1oejK6UPL https://t.co/pnSQnm56jW
LONDON - Counterfeiting and the production of fake fashion lead to illicit profits for lawless elements who exploit the marginalized.
Country / Region: United Kingdom
Fake #Fashion fuels vast illicit profits, sea of human misery #UK @markmonitor https://t.co/rM8rnWDHGK https://t.co/4TieH7vUyc
LOS ANGELES - Art Dealer Eric Spoutz has been sentenced to 41 years in prison after being found guilty of selling dozens of fake artworks worth $1.45 million.
#Art Dealer Eric Spoutz Sentenced to Over Three Years in Prison for Selling Forgeries #US @mikelasusa… https://t.co/PsSjAciKd1
#China’s terracotta army prepares for war - against replicas. #IllicitAntiquities @iprchina https://t.co/7MOwXSYuqu https://t.co/a658OIyPRV
Country / Region: China
BEIJING - China's Terracotta Warrior army are seeing a rise in the number of fakes.
CAIRO - Fake and forged artwork have plagued the Egyptian Modern Art Market.
Country / Region: Egypt
The Rise Of Fake And Forged Works Of Egyptian Modern #Art #EG https://t.co/8RKFJCJz1w https://t.co/jAgGXIjs5M
Michigan #Art Dealer Gets 3-plus Years in Prison for #Forgeries #US @FightTheFakes https://t.co/u39b3LYNWZ
Can the #Art market regulate itself against illicit activity? #CH @STOPPIRACY_CH https://t.co/uDRXIdxyCn https://t.co/jtEYqrzyX3
Country / Region: Switzerland
HOUSTON - $500,000 in fake sports merchandise were seized by the Houston Police Department in 2016. Counterfeit merchandise have been linked to criminal activity. Counterfeit championship rings have been linked to human trafficking, child labor, and drug smuggling.
HPD, NFL, federal agents disrupt counterfeit rings #IllicitJewellery #US @houstonpolice https://t.co/kZm99cphoa https://t.co/JY9YUQ3jrH
#Counterfeit shoe imports reach $1tn a year #Fashion @TheFashionLaw @Illicit_econ https://t.co/IDYqoSFRyR https://t.co/W8a7OxfrZ0
Fashion's High Stakes: The Role of Intellectual Property #IP #Fashion #FightFakes via @TheFashionLaw… https://t.co/INrABaRv7O
Warning: Your online #fashion bargain could be stolen goods #Scams @TheFashionLaw https://t.co/oBX391vs6Q https://t.co/M3SwLLfuUg
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