Emma Pitcher quoted in World Intellectual Property Review (WIPR)

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - LONDON - Apr 21, 2016 - Emma Pitcher, partner at Boult Wade Tennant, is quoted in World Intellectual Property Review’s (WIPR) feature about the “Trade in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods: Mapping the Economic Impact Findings” report released by the OECD and the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

The report illustrates the statistics around intellectual property infringement, covering all physical wares which infringe patents, trademarks and design rights, as well as pirated goods which breach copyright. WIPR’s article highlights some of the key findings of the report, including the huge amount of money that is made from counterfeit goods by pirate organisations.

Commenting on the report, Emma asserts that the amount that counterfeiters generate “probably makes it one of the world’s major industries. Many people would say ‘what’s the problem with buying a fake Louis Vuitton bag?’, but very often the counterfeiters are gangsters and it’s a front for money laundering organised crime.”

Read the article in full here: http://www.worldipreview.com/news/oecd-and-euipo-say-fake…

Boult Wade Tennant is a specialist Patent and Trade Mark firm. We exist to help individuals and businesses protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights on a global scale.

Our aim is simple – we aim to work with our clients, not just for them. This means we place emphasis not only on the quality of our work but also on the quality of the service we provide. Our award winning approach is down-to-earth and jargon-free. Our attorneys are renowned for being committed to helping our clients succeed and for providing a service that is focussed and aligned with our clients’ commercial objectives.

With a pioneering heritage stretching back to 1894, we combine technical and legal expertise to provide comprehensive advice whatever the technological or commercial area of interest. Our services cover the full range of your intellectual property requirements; from filing and prosecuting Patent and Trade Mark applications to the managing of large and complex portfolios; from advocacy at Opposition and Appeal hearings to due diligence work and the provision of opinions. In addition, we also offer an in-house search and watching facility, a full renewals service and a dedicated department for validating European Patents.

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