Counterfeit merchandise proceed to pose a major risk to the well being and security of people. Counterfeit medicine and cosmetics typically comprise dangerous elements that threaten public well being. Counterfeit private protecting tools, equivalent to masks, sanitizers, and disinfectants, together with counterfeit COVID-19 checks, have exacerbated the worldwide pandemic and endangered folks’s lives. And counterfeit electronics, like cellphone chargers and energy adapters, can overheat and trigger hearth hazards. Counterfeiters exploit on-line marketplaces, social media, and different on-line instruments to get these merchandise within the fingers of unsuspecting customers, whereas inflicting financial hurt to authentic companies and their staff. Efficiently disrupting counterfeit networks would require cooperation from authorities in any respect ranges of presidency in addition to partnerships throughout the personal sector.
Be part of the Middle for Information Innovation for a panel dialogue about how the private and non-private sector can work collectively to determine world norms and greatest practices to higher shield customers from counterfeits and guarantee respect for mental property in e-commerce.
Date and Time:
- August 25, 2022, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)
*Audio system to be introduced.
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