Last week, AppDetex attended the IACC conference in Orlando, Florida. With an emphasis on Latin America and the ongoing challenge of brand protection across the globe, the conference highlighted not only the issues associated with the distribution of counterfeit products across South America but also many of the ongoing challenges of border jurisdiction as well as solid IP law and policy.
As reported in our previous blog, AppDetex attended the 20th Annual Anti-Counterfeiting Summit West in San Francisco. In addition to our overview of the event, we gathered the observations and key takeaways from our designated representative, Michael Krause, AppDetex’s Head of Global Customer Service.
Last week, AppDetex participated in the Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Summit in San Francisco. The annual event is in its 20th year. And while the round-table discussions and lectures covered a wide variety of topics, the focus was on the future of anti-counterfeiting and brand protection efforts across the globe. Below is a quick overview.
Topics: anti-counterfeiting, trademark infringement, brand protection service, intellectual property protection, knockoff, e-commerce, intellectual property, intellectual property, trademark, copyright, trademarks, copyright, Online Shopping
Ben Milliam is the Executive Vice President/General Counsel of AppDetex.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) provides safe harbors from copyright infringement liability for online service providers who allow users to post or store material on their systems, search engines, directories, and other information location tools. To qualify, a service provider must designate an agent to receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement – both on the service provider’s website and with the U.S. Copyright Office. Previously, the Copyright Office accepted the filing of hardcopy agent designations. New designations, however, must now use the Copyright Office’s online electronic system.
Intellectual property (IP) is often the most important and often overlooked asset of a business.
From the organization and initial launch to focusing on sales and cash flow and (hopefully) profit, it’s easy to forget about protecting your IP when launching a new business or product.
But what exactly is IP?