Tags: counterfeit goods

Haul of fake cosmetics seized in Lang Son

Haul of fake cosmetics seized in Lang Son

VOV.VN -The Market Management team of Lang Son province have worked in co-operation with police in Bac Son district to seize over 10,000 tonnes of smuggled cosmetic products, including products with signs of counterfeiting and other fake cosmetics.

Lang Son destroys counterfeit goods

Lang Son destroys counterfeit goods

Over VND1.3 billion (US$55,859) worth of fake batteries, packaging materials, labels bearing Toshiba and Maxell brands along with a battery production chain were destroyed in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son on August 7.

Stricter controls needed to combat counterfeit goods

Stricter controls needed to combat counterfeit goods

VOV.VN - Businesses need to devise effective security measures which will protect intellectual property, business tactics, customers’ information and distribution system, emphasizes Associate Prof. Dr. Nguyen Quoc Thinh from the Vietnam University of Commerce.

Crackdown on counterfeit goods requires full effort of society

Crackdown on counterfeit goods requires full effort of society

VOV.VN - The psychology at work among consumers who prefer to purchase foreign goods rather local items has caused a flood of fake and counterfeit goods to the domestic market and led to difficulties for management agencies in the fight against trade fraud.

Countering counterfeiting in Vietnam

Countering counterfeiting in Vietnam

VOV.VN - From fake electronics, shoes, nutritional supplements to medicines, the sheer size of the business of counterfeit goods in Vietnam is staggering, said a panel of leading experts at a recent business forum in Ho Chi Minh City.

Stronger punishment urged for IP violations

Stronger punishment urged for IP violations

The infringement of intellectual property (IP), manufacturing and trading of counterfeit goods in Vietnam has become increasingly complicated with more sophisticated tricks being employed. Yet, most violations were punished with administrative penalties.

Smuggling, trade fraud more complicated

Smuggling, trade fraud more complicated

Smuggling, counterfeit goods, and trade fraud became increasingly sophisticated in the first ten months of this year, according to Nguyen Van Can, Deputy Head of General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDC).

Trademark development centre established

Trademark development centre established

The Vietnam Association for Anti-counterfeiting and Trademark Protection (VATAP) announced the establishment of a consultancy centre for business support and trademark development on September 22.

Vietnam puts the squeeze on counterfeit goods

Vietnam puts the squeeze on counterfeit goods

(VOV) - Vietnamese authorities have made tens of thousands of arrests for trading in knock off products, mainly fake electronics products, liquor, medicines and other goods, law enforcement officials have announced.

Minister clarifies industry and trade issues

Minister clarifies industry and trade issues

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang held a National Assembly Question and Answer session in Hanoi on November 17, easing concerns over the underperformance of large-scale hydropower plants, support industry and the crackdown on smuggling and counterfeits.

Int’l industrial fair opens in Hanoi

Int’l industrial fair opens in Hanoi

(VOV) - The 2014 Vietnam International Industrial Fair (VIIF) kicked off in Hanoi on October 21, attracting more than 250 foreign and domestic enterprises.