What exactly is Counterfeiting

Counterfeiting is the illegal reproduction (imitation) of products. This imitation is illegal when an Intellectual Property Right (IPR) is infringed, such as:

  • A registered trademark or trade name
  • An unregistered proprietary right for the 'trade dress' or 'get up'
  • Designation of a product and/or patent, utility model and/or design right/design patent
  • Copyright