Intellectual Property Crime Report

A new report published on the 11th June 2014 details highlights of UK Intellectual Property crime, showing the most commonly counterfeited items in the UK are clothing, tobacco and alcohol.

Highlights from the report are:

  • 21,494 consignments of IPR –infringing goods were detained at the UK border
  • Fake and unlicensed medicine worth £12.2 million were seized in the UK
  • 72,000,000 links were removed by the BPI to infringing digital material

For further information click UK IP Crime Group or to view the report please click here

The IP Crime Group produces an annual report which is published towards the end of summer.

Original article sourced from HM Government news

25th June, 2014

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