Unscrupulous networks drive year multi-billion dollar profits a Geneva/Brussels / Frankfurt am Main, August 7, 2008 a first look in the mirror, the pants seems to sit well. After all, she is wearing the logo of an established company, quality is so big or not also written. A short time later the seams begin to dissolve, the pants are a fake. To sit on such ducks is annoying and is now increasingly likely, the range of counterfeit products ranges from software, cigarettes, perfumes and clothes. Also counterfeit brake pads or safety valves are no exception. The counterfeiters behind unscrupulous networks that consciously take into account damage to health of the consumer.
Counterfeiting and piracy as a cancerous growth of globalization with terrifying rapidity spreads”, so Rudiger Stihl, head of the action group against product and brand piracy, in the interview with the newspaper, food. Now there is in China manufacturers who advertise on your website so that they could copy any product within 40 hours. This increased the number of goods seized at the EU’s external borders from 2006 to 2007 to 264 percent alone in the field of cosmetics. Learn more at: Leslie Moonves. According to the Federal Ministry for Economics and technology are made sure 2006 goods worth 1.1 billion euros. The German customs explains this record by the world’s largest picked up in the port of Hamburg. The value dropped again in 2007 to EUR 425 million, almost 30 percent of plagiarism came around 15 percent from the United States here from China. Most articles were accessories and sportswear.
In the fight against these windmills, including labels of tearproof synthetic paper be used. They stick strongly and are so robust that they no longer detach from the surface can be, without leaving visible traces. Especially the manufacturers of high-quality food use the technology as a precautionary measure against illegal Outer packaging”, explains Marc Badi, Sales Manager, paper and labels of the technology manufacturer Bizerba from Bochum, in an interview with NeueNachricht. In addition the technology of radio frequency identification, could help short, RFID product tracking. While the labels are provided with electronic chips, called transponders. These save the dates of the product and can be read without visual contact by radio. Before, for example, the trader took the goods, he could check whether she are actually produced by the manufacturer on the basis of the product codes stored in the database. These measures in the distribution of drugs are particularly important, because here threatening serious health consequences as opposed to the fake rolex. When using counterfeit cosmetics allergies, threatening dangerous chemicals can hide in fake cigarettes and taking fake medication can be fatal. They contain either too little or no active ingredient, some of the alleged Medicines are stretched even with toxic substances. The World Health Organization estimates, that in developed countries only a percentage sold drugs fake, in developing countries are, however, often 30 percent, worldwide sales could reach 75 billion the limit in 2010. Gunther Verheugen, Vice-President of the European Commission, is concerned: I am very concerned about the steadily increasing number of counterfeit medicines which are sold over the Internet. This is a real danger for the health of patients.” The Commission therefore cooperate with European and international partners to exploit all the possibilities, which ensured that legal marketing methods for medicines would complied with and enforced.