Here’s Why Cybercriminals Are Now Imitating Brands on Social Media

Social media has often become a hotbed of criminal activity and now cyber criminals have found a new way to to partake in their deeds. The latest popular method is to imitate brands, according to report in WWD. The reasoning behind this, which is usually done by simply copying and pasting the brand’s information into another profile, […]

Nike Victorious in Domain Dispute as Brands Crack Down Online

Amid the roll-out of hundreds of new generic Top-Level Domains (“gTLDs”), such as .ceo, .cloud and .law, trademark owners have increasingly looked to clamp down on the ownership of infringing domains by third parties. As of last week, Nike gained possession of 20 new domains, including nikeairmax97.com, shopsnikeukoutlet.com and nike-trademark.com, thanks to a World Intellectual Property […]

Counterfeits? Alibaba’s Second Annual Report Touts Significant Improvements

Nestled in between the annual conferences of two of the most esteemed intellectual property organizations in the world, the International Trademark Association and the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (“IACC”), was an interesting event. Alibaba – which has been working overtime to address the influx of counterfeit goods that tend to find homes on the market’s largest […]

Shane Gonzales Teases Midnight Studios x Converse Collaboration

Earlier this month, Midnight Studios linked up with MRKT DEUX for the “Live From Miami” capsule — a joint effort that took inspiration from the musical movements that are part of both brands’ DNA. For Midnight Studios’ next major collaboration, it looks like the label is teaming up with one of the biggest names in casual fashion. Taking to […]