Online Counterfeiting: Combating the Exploding Worldwide Threat
Policing and Protecting Brands to Enforce IP Rights Against Counterfeiters and Secondary Infringers
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide strategies for counsel to IP owners to monitor and protect against online sales of counterfeit products. The panel will explain key components for a comprehensive online brand protection program, methods to monitor brands online, and enforcing IP rights against online counterfeiters and secondary infringers.
Current trends in online counterfeiting
- Voluntary advertising best practices adopted by Google, Yahoo! and others
- Recent court treatment
Protecting against online counterfeiting
- Internet monitoring
- Website programs that monitor Internet for counterfeit sales (e.g., eBay, etc.)
- Anti-piracy devices
- Education of public on identification of counterfeit goods
Enforcing IP rights against online counterfeiters and secondary infringers
- Evaluation of harm being caused
- Cease and desist letters
- Asset seizure orders
- Cooperating with government in criminal enforcement actions
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What are the current trends in online counterfeiting?
- What are the most effective strategies for policing trademarks on the Internet to identify and stop counterfeiters?
- What steps should businesses take to pursue legal action against online counterfeiters?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center
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Chun T. Wright
Law Office of Chun T. Wright
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