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Sep
10
2012

The Chinese way

China.. oh China. Land of The Great Wall, the Ming Dynasty, noodle soup, dim sum and, yes, fake brand products. Be it clothing, be it cars, the Chinese can (and will) literally copy anything. Although IP is becoming and increasingly important issue in China as the country’s economy booms and becomes more and more important […]

Sep
3
2012

Counterfeit museum in Paris

Paris, the city of love, with the Eiffel Tower, Centre Pompidou and Montmartre. And so much more. But as IP addict you might want to drag your family on a fun side tour to the Counterfeit Museum. The Museum of Counterfeiting was created in 1951 by Unifab (an union of fabricants) and is located in […]

Jul
20
2012

Summer smuggling tips

The summer holidays are coming up. Time to buy that nice Gucci or Prada bag. Or that cheap designer watch. Customs official are going to be extra careful the upcoming weeks, looking out for counterfeit. When you are buying a fake shirt this summer on your holiday destination, you are not the only one. A […]

Jul
13
2012

Kim Young Un

The king is dead. Long live the king! In North-Korea the people have barely dealt with the loss of their Great Leader Kim Jong Il (see this great website of Kim Jong Il ‘looking at things’). The New Leader, his son Kim Jung Un was treated to a true feast: a performance by Mickey Mouse, […]