Counterfeit goods are being produced at an unprecedented rate and all types of products are vulnerable, ranging from apparel, consumer goods, electronics and vehicle parts to pharmaceuticals and medical devices. There is a significant economic, health and safety risks that non-genuine products to the client. Our team has direct experience in identifying and combatting the proliferation of counterfeit products and grey market goods helping clients protect the integrity of their brands, assuring consumer safety and addressing the many other challenges presented by counterfeiting on a commercial scale.
Our lawyers regularly advise brand owners in counterfeit disputes in a diverse array of industries, and help clients protect the integrity of their brands, assuring consumer safety and taking a proactive approach to devise risk reduction solutions and counterfeiting avoidance.
Our lawyers are experienced in securing and executing orders and working closely with all parties necessary to a successful investigation and resolution, including law enforcement, customs authorities, prosecutors, and investigators. We also advise on matters involving importation and boarder enforcement using trademark, copyright and other IP enforcement rights useful against counterfeit goods. We advise on implementing and enforcing crisis management strategies, policies and procedures to reduce harm and reputational risk. We also regularly advise on branding issues regarding products and packaging against counterfeiters, developing programs to guard and monitor distribution channels, and guidance on effective IP portfolio management and protection.