Don't have a fake Christmas

Intellectual Property Office

December 12
10:24 2016

Criminal intellectual property (IP) offences are also known as IP crime or counterfeiting and piracy.

Counterfeiting can be defined as the manufacture, importation, distribution and sale of products which falsely carry the trade mark of a genuine brand without permission and for gain or loss to another. Counterfeits can bring many dangers to us as consumers. From fake alcohol to childrens costumesif it can be made, it can be counterfeited. Make sure you understand the risks.

Do you really know what youre getting for Christmas?

We recently broadcast live talking about IP crime and the dangers and impact of buying counterfeit goods in the run up to Christmas. Visit our Facebook page to watch the video and find out more.

Dont have a fake Christmas

A short animation on the dangers of buying counterfeit goods:

Dont have a fake Christmas video

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