SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification
company, has published an article looking at the problems surrounding global
illicit trade, detailing why their new FIT IPR solution offers a more efficient
and cost-effective solution for rights holders.
Fake products cost the global economy USD 4.2 trillion every year.
This impacts economies, brands and individuals. Fake products can be lower
quality, even dangerous and therefore rights holders need an effective way to
beat the counterfeiters, thereby protecting their brands and consumers.
SGS’s Consumer Compact article looks at the problem of piracy and
counterfeiting and considers a better way to fight illicit trade (FIT) and
protect intellectual property rights (IPR).
Read the original Consumer Compact article, ‘Why
Consumers Should Be Concerned About Intellectual Property Rights’
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