Brand Protection - Pharma Anti-Counterfeiting - 21st Aug 2017

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Customs seizing large amounts of anti-HIV drug being ordered online

Customs are intercepting and seizing large amounts of a revolutionary anti- HIV drug, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), which is being ordered by people online. It is understood other manufacturers are seeking to supply generic versions of the drug which would significantly reduce the price but these efforts are being challenged in court by PrEP’s manufacturer, Gilead Sciences.
31st Jul 2017 - Irish Times

Trade body urges more action to tackle global counterfeiting hotspots

The commercial hologram industry welcomed a new report predicting ‘impressive’ growth for pharmaceutical authentication technologies but warns that more still needs to be done to tackle global counterfeiting ‘hotspots’. Growth in anti-counterfeiting devices appears strong says the IHMA in the face of increasing incidences of global counterfeiting and higher levels of technology awareness among regulatory authorities. But the trade association wants those with anti-counterfeiting responsibilities to remain ‘extremely vigilant’
12th Aug 2017 - Pharmabiz.com

Trade body urges more action in face of anti-counterfeiting pharma report

11th Aug 2017 - Securing Industry

To Catch a Counterfeiter - Nearly all the world’s fake products come from China. America’s oldest private detective agency is on the case

Counterfeiting is a $400 billion industry in China. Fakes account for some 20 percent of all name-brand products sold in China each year, damaging the reputations of legitimate retailers and taking a sizable bite out of their revenues. China’s counterfeiting industry is the largest in the world. This story is about the world famous Pinkertin Detective Agency being hired by Fortune 1000 companies to combat it
3rd Aug 2017 - The California Sunday Magazine