In the latest report from EUROPOL, the organisation recommends focusing on online trade in illicit goods and services as cross-cutting crime threats with a significant impact across the spectrum of serious and organised crime.
In the latest report from EUROPOL, the organisation recommends focusing on online trade in illicit goods and services as cross-cutting crime threats with a significant impact across the spectrum of serious and organised crime. The report describes that IPR crime is a widespread phenomenon in the EU. It also states that organised crime groups are increasingly involves in IPR crime and that the trade concerns a wide range of counterfeit goods including food and beverages, pisticides abdpharmaceutical products.
The report emphasizes that counterfeit products pose a significant risk to the health and safety of consumers. In addition, counterfeit goods not only cause losses in unpaid duties and taxes, but also reduce the sales volume, profits and investments of legitimate businesses. This removes incentives for investment in research, development and innovation.
According to report, criminals are able to produce counterfeit goods in large quantities at minimal costs and use online platforms to easily and effectively market their products internationally.
The report also describes the links between organised crime and terrorism.
The report can be found here.
The Synthesis Report brings together the findings of the research carried out over the last 5 years on the extent, scope and economic consequences of Intellectual Property Right infringement in the EU.Read more here
The report estimes that in 2013, international trade in counterfeit and pirated products represented up to 2.5% of world trade, or as much as USD 461 billion.Read more here
The report is published jointly by Europol og EUIPO. The report emphasizes that counterfeiting is to a large extent organised crime.Read more here
The report was published jointly by OECD and EUIPO. The report maps international trade routes in then key counterfeit sectors that make up more than half of the total estimated worldwide trade in fake goods.Read more here
The European Commission publishes yearly statistics on the detention of fake goods by the EU's customs authoritiesRead more here
EUIPO published in june 2015 a report on the impact of IPR on the financial results of businesses.Read more here
The study was performed in cooperation between EUIPO and EPO. The study was published in October 2016.Read more here
The quantification of IPR infringement study series comprises a dozen of specialised studies in various sectors.Read more here
The study looks into the extensive use being made by suspected infringers of intellectual property of domain names.Read more here
The aim of the report is provide an overview of different infringing business models, assessing how they function, how they are financed, how they generate profits for their operators, what kinds of content they disseminate and how large their user bases are.Read more here
The main objective of the scoreboard is to gather knowledge on how young people in the EU behave online in terms of intellectual property rights.Read more here
This report seeks to answer the question of why some economies are more involved in counterfeit trade than others.Read more here
Statistics Denmark publishes each year the publication ”Innovation og Forskning”. The report gives a comprehensive view on the development in R&D in Denmark.Read more here
The study from EUIPO and OECD examines the role of small parcels for trade with counterfeit goodsRead more here
EUIPO has published a comparative case study on alternative resolution systems for domain name disputes.Read more here
This study presents an updated quantitative analysis of the value, scope and magnitude of world trade in counterfeit and pirated products.Read more here
New EPO-EUIPO study shows link between SME growth and use of IPRead more here
Report from EUIPO on the losses due to counterfeiting and piracy.Read more here
New threat assessment prepared by Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).Read more here
New study from The EUIPO Observatory on Risks Posed by Counterfeits to Consumers.Read more here
The report focuses on the liability and obligations of intermediary service providers in the European Union.Read more here
The new Report aims to shed light on enforcement trends within the EU.Read more here
This report drawn up as a joint project between the EUIPO and the EPO.Read more here
The report examines the habits of young people when acquiring online digital content or purchasing physical goods.Read more here
The study looks at the attitudes of small and medium-sized companies in the European Union towards intellectual property (IP) protection.Read more here
This study contributes to the understanding of the illegal IPTV phenomenon.Read more here
This report analyses consumption of copyright-infringing music, films and TV programmes in the 28 EU Member States.Read more here
The report is published by the European Commission.Read more here
The report estimates the total value of counterfeit pharmaceuticals traded worldwide to be up to EUR 4.03 billion.Read more here
Status Report from EUIPO on the losses due to counterfeiting and piracy.Read more here
Joint Europol/EUIPO report on IP Crime and its link to other serious crimes – focus Poly-CriminalityRead more here
The paper looks into the impact of new technologies in the field of IPR.Read more here
The survey by EUIPO gathers knowledge on EU residents’ attitudes and behaviour in relation to intellectual property (IP).Read more here
Results at the EU border, 2019Read more here
The study compares the economic performance of companies that own IPRs with those that do not.Read more here
This study analyses the scale of misuse of containerised maritime transport for trade in counterfeit goodsRead more here
Joint OECD and EUIPO study analyses the scale of the worldwide trade in counterfeit goodsRead more here