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Nearly 90 Percent of all Counterfeit Goods “Made in China”

Nearly 90 Percent of all Counterfeit Goods “Made in China”

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A report released by the Korea Customs Service on September 4 revealed that 8,607 of 9,853 counterfeit goods seized were made in China. The yearly report on the black market for counterfeit goods stated that the total number of counterfeit goods seized by the agency declined by 3 percent [...]

New Laser Technology to Prevent Counterfeit Crimes

New Laser Technology to Prevent Counterfeit Crimes

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials announced Wednesday that researchers have developed a new engraving technology, using lasers, to prevent counterfeit crimes of expensive goods such as high-end watches or gold.  According to senior researcher Noh Ji-whan, by overlapping two separate laser beams, the team was able to [...]

Government Brand Strategies to Protect Korean Products in Overseas Markets

Government Brand Strategies to Protect Korean Products in Overseas Markets

SEOUL, Dec. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Protection measures for Korean brands in challenging intellectual property landscapes including China and ASEAN countries are being prepared, according to the Korean government, which recently announced its comprehensive countermeasures for protecting Korean brands in the global market. According to the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the number of trademark applications [...]