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TOP THREE WAYS TO SPOT A COUNTERFEIT; Price, Packaging and Place 1. Price: Prices that seem too good to be true are a usually associated with counterfeit goods. When shopping, check that the price and product quality are typical of authentic goods. Take note, however, that counterfeiters may lower the price only a little to appear legitimate. 2. Packaging: Check certification marks and trademarks. Compare markings and packaging artwork to known authentic goods. Authentic packaging is usually high quality and the products are tightly packed. Look for peeling labels, low-quality ink or printing errors, and loose products inside the box. 3. Place: When shopping at a store or online, buy directly from brand owners or from authorized retailers.
The ED PSFU Gideon Badagawa says “Since 2006 private sector has been asking parliament to enact the counterfeit law to fake good s on market thus scaring more investors in the economy.
He adds that apparently UNBS can’t regulate or penalize any person found guilty due to absence of the law”.
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Out of the 2,888,800 patent applications that the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reported in 2015, about 40% were coming from Chinese innovators alone. (http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2016/article_0017.html) With those patent figures in mind, I tentatively listened to the official speeches during Uganda’s celebration of Intellectual Property Day that same year. I had been in the preparatory meetings Read more about The blind spot in the Intellectual Property debate of poor nations[…]
The purpose of this event was; To bring to the forefront the implications of counterfeit practice to legislatures To enable the sharing of best practice through the engagement of some of the stakeholders that are affecting and/or being affected by counterfeiting and parallel importation. To strongly Stigmatize counterfeits and counterfeiters. To promote the need for Read more about Anti Counterfeit Network Expo[…]