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  • 15 Oct 2018 11:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new initiative, supported by the UK government and EU Intellectual Property Office, has been established to protect consumers and small businesses from the potential economic, reputational and environmental risks of a growing trade in counterfeit goods via social media ‘buy-and-sell’ groups.

    https://www.ecotextile.com/2018101023784/fashion-retail-news/uk-initiative-counteracts-counterfeit-apparel.html


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Worcestershire Regulatory Services (WRH) has already dealt with one instance in Worcester of late and has warned all cabbies and firms to be on the lookout.

    https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/16964170.cabbies-warned-about-counterfeit-licence-plates-as-investigation-is-launched/

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The guidance provides support to trade mark owners, or those applying for a trade mark, under the terms of the EU’s Trade Mark Directive 2015 which will be implemented in the UK through the Trade Marks Regulations 2018.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/october/uk-government-publishes-guidance-to-support-new-trade-mark-laws/


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A 39 year old man has been charged on suspicion of being a member of an organised crime group responsible for the production and supply of false identity documents.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1484-slough-man-charged-in-forgery-investigation


  • 30 Sep 2018 10:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    PIPCU warn against illegal streaming ahead of boxing, golf and F1 coverage. Using a device to stream TV, sports or films without an official subscription is breaking the law.


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1117/pipcu_warns_users_of_illegal_streaming_risks_ahea

  • 30 Sep 2018 10:54 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than £21,000-worth of illegal cigarettes have been seized by Birmingham City Council as Trading standards team acting on tip-offs swooped on stores in Handsworth and Erdington .

    https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/85000-fake-cigarettes-found-stashed-15209870

  • 30 Sep 2018 10:53 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Close to 10’000 counterfeit goods, including phone chargers and headphones have been seized in south and west Belfast, the PSNI has said.

    http://www.itv.com/news/utv/2018-09-28/police-swoop-on-counterfeit-goods-in-south-and-west-belfast/

  • 17 Sep 2018 10:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The owner of a Tamworth shop has been sentenced after over 12,000 illegal cigarettes and 5kg of hand rolling tobacco were seized in just 12 months.

    https://www.tamworthinformed.co.uk/illicit-cigarettes-staffordshire-2-2/

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