Journal Articles


Kammel, K. (2017). The Need for a Holistic Approach to Trademark Counterfeiting for the Legal Field, Michigan International Lawyer, Vol. 29 (1): 3-4 

Sullivan, B.A., Wilson, J.M., and Militz, R.S. (2017). Illicit Market for Counterfeiting Products at Small Businesses in Michigan, American Behavioral Scientist, first published online October 10, 2017

Kennedy, J.P., and Wilson, J.M. (2017). Clicking Into Harm's Way: The Decision to Purchase Regulated Goods Online, American Behavioral Scientist, first published online September 29, 2017

Sullivan, B. A., and Wilson, J.M. (2017). An Empirical Examination of Product Counterfeiting Crime Impacting the U.S. Military, Trends in Organized Crime

Kennedy, J.P., Wilson, J.M., and Labrecque, R. (2017). Towards a More Proactive Approach to Brand Protection: Development of the Organisational Risk Assessment for Product Counterfeiting (ORAPC), Global Crime

Wilson, J.M., Sullivan, B. A., Johnson, T., Fenoff, R., and Kammel, K. (2017). Product Counterfeiting Legislation in the United States: A Review and Assessment of Characteristics, Remedies, and Penalties, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

Wilson, J.M. (2017). The Future of Brand Protection: Responding to the Global Risk, Journal of Brand Management, first published online February 28, 2017

Kennedy, J.P., and Wilson, J.M. (2017). Liabilities and Responsibilities: Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs) and the Distribution of Counterfeit Goods, Maritime Economics & Logistics, first published online February 17, 2017


Sullivan, B.A., Chan, F., Fenoff, R.  and Wilson, J.M. (2016). Assessing the Developing Knowledge-Base of Product Counterfeiting: A Content Analysis of Four Decades of Research, Trends in Organized Crime, first published online December 30, 2016

Kennedy, J., Haberman, C., and Wilson, J.M., (2016). Occupational Pharmaceutical Counterfeiting Schemes: A Crime Scripts AnalysisVictims & Offenders, first published online November 29, 2016

Kennedy, J. (2016). Proposed Solutions to the Brand Protection Challenges and Counterfeiting Risks Faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Journal of Applied Security Research, first published online September 8, 2016

Wilson, J.M., Sullivan, B.A., and Hollis, M., (2016). Measuring the Unmeasurable: Approaches to Assessing the Nature and Extent of Product Counterfeiting, International Criminal Justice Review, first published online April 22, 2016

Wilson, J.M., Grammich, C., and Chan F. (2016). Organizing for brand protection and responding to product counterfeit risk: An analysis of global firms, Journal of Brand Management, first published online April 22, 2016 

Wilson, J.M. and Sullivan B.A. (2016). Brand owner approaches to assessing the risk of product counterfeiting, Journal of Brand Management, first published online April 8, 2016


Randhawa, P., Calantone, R.J., and Voorhees, C.M. (2015). The Pursuit of Counterfeited Luxury: An Examination of the Negative Side Effects of Close Consumer-Brand Connections, Journal of Business Research, first published online April 24, 2015

Hollis, M.E., Fejes, Z.L., Fenoff, R., and Wilson, J.M. (2014). Routine Activities and Product Counterfeiting: A Research Note, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, first published online November 13, 2014

Hollis, M.E., and Wilson, J.M. (2014). Who Are the Guardians in Product Counterfeiting? A Theoretical Application of Routine Activities Theory, Crime Prevention and Community Safety

Sullivan, B.A., Chermak, S.M., Wilson, J.M., and Freilich, J.D. (2014). The Nexus Between Terrorism and Product Counterfeiting in the United States, Global Crime, first published online May 23, 2014

Heinonene, J.A., Spink, J., and Wilson, J.M. (2014). When Crime Events Defy Classification: The Case of Product Counterfeiting as White-Collar Crime, Security Journal, first published online May 19, 2014

Petlakh, K. (2014). Review of book- Phake: The Deadly World of Falsified and Substandard Medicines. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, first published online April, 14, 2014

Wilson, J. and Fenoff, R. (2014). Distinguishing Counterfeit from Authorized Retailers in the Virtual Marketplace, International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 24 (1): 39-58


Fejes, Z. and Wilson, J., (2013), Cue Utilization in the Product Authentication Process: A Framework and Research Agenda for Product Counterfeit Prevention, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 37 (4): 317-340

Sullivan, B. and Chermak, S., (2013), Product Counterfeiting and the media: examining news sources used in the construction of counterfeiting as a social problem, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 37 (4): 295-316

Wheatley, V. and Spink, J., (2013), Defining the Public Health Threat of Dietary Supplement Fraud, Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, Vol. 12 (6): 599-613.
Spink, J., Moyer, D., Park, H., and Heinonen, J., (2013), Defining the Types of Counterfeiters, Counterfeiting and Offender Organizations With a Countermeasures Selection Tool, Crime Science Journal, Vol. 2 (8).

Heinonen, J. and Wilson, J., (2012). Product counterfeiting at the state level: An empirical examination of Michigan-related incident, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 36 (4): 273-290

Heinonen, J., Holt, T., and Wilson, J., (2012), Product Counterfeits in the Online Environment: An Empirical Assessment of Victimization and Reporting Characteristics, International Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 22: 353-371

Wang, Y. and Alocilja, E., (2012). Sensor technologies for anti-counterfeiting, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 36 (4): 291-304

Wilson, J. and Chermak, S., (2012), Product counterfeiting: exploring the risk, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 36 (4): 245-247

Spink, J. and Fejes, Z., (2012), A review of the economic impact of counterfeiting and piracy methodologies and assessment of currently utilized estimates, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 36 (4): 249-271

Sullivan, B. and Chermak, S., (2012), The media's portrayal of product counterfeiting and financial crimes, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Vol. 36 (4): 304-326

Freilich, J. and Chermak, S., (2012), Building the United States Extremist Crime Database (ECDB): Lessons Learned, Canadian Diversity, Vol. 9 (4): 18

Moore, J., Spink, J., and Lipp, M., (2012), Development and Application of a Database of Food Ingredient Fraud and Economically Motivated Adulteration from 1980 to 2010, Journal of Food Science, Article first published online: 4 APR 2012

Fenoff, R (2012). Review of Pharmaceutical Anti-counterfeiting: Combating the Real Danger From Fake Drugs”,  International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice,  May 2012, vol 36, (2): 151-153.

Spink, J (2012). Tamper Evidence Revisited, Packaging World, magazine, February 2012.


Setterington, E. and Alocilja, E., (2011),  Rapid electrochemical detection of polyaniline-labeled Escherichia coli O157:H7, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(5), pp 2208-2212

Spink, J., Moyer, D., (2011), Defining the Public Health Threat of Food Fraud, Journal of Food Science vol 76, no 9, Nov 2011, pp 157-163

Zhang, D., Anderson, M.J., Huarng, M.C., and Alocilja, E.C., (2011), Nanoparticle-based Bio-barcoded DNA Sensor for the Rapid Detection of pagA Gene of Bacillus Anthracis, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, Vol. 10(6), pp 1433-1438, November 2011

Spink, J., Singh, S., and Singh, J., (2011), Review of Warning Labels and Their Effect on Consumer Behavior with Applicable Insights to Future Anti-Counterfeit Systems Research, Packaging Technology and Science, Article first published online: 21 JUN 2011, DOI: 10.1002/pts.947

Torres-Chavolla, E., Alocilja, E.C., (2011), Nanoparticle based DNA biosensor for tuberculosis detection using thermophilic helicase-dependent isothermal amplification, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, Vol. 26 (11), pp 4614-4618, May 2011

Anderson, M., Torres-Chavolla, E., Castro, A. and Alocilja, E., (2011),  One step alkaline synthesis of biocompatible gold nanoparticles using dextrin as capping agent, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, published online on Dec. 31, 2010 at DOI 10.1007/s11051-010-0172-3

Setterington, E.B., Cloutier, B.C., Ochoa, J.M., Cloutier, A.K., Jain, P., and Alocilja, E.C., (2011), Rapid, sensitive, and specific immunomagnetic separation of foodborne pathogens, International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health, Vol. 4(1), 83-100

Spink, J., (2011),  The Challenge of Intellectual Property Enforcement for Agriculture Technology Transfers, Additives, Raw Materials, and Finished Goods against Product Fraud and Counterfeiters, Journal of Intellectual Property Rights, Vol. 16, pp 183-193, March 2011

Anderson, M.J., Zhang, D., and Alocilja, E.C., (2011) Spectral and electrical nanoparticle-based molecular detection of Bacillus anthracis using copolymer mass amplification, IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology, Vol. 10(1), pp 44-49, January 2011


Carter-Johnson, J., (2010), Unveiling the Distinction Between the University and its Academic Researchers: Lessons for Patent Infringement and University Technology Transfer, Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Vol. 12, No. 473

Liu, Y., Zhang, D., Alocilja, E., and Chakrabartty, S., (2010),  Biomolecules Detection Using a Silver-Enhanced Gold Nanoparticle-Based Biochip, Nanoscale Research Letters, 5(3), 533-538

Jin, J., Alocilja, E. and Grooms, D., (2010), Fabrication and electroanalytical characterization of label-free DNA sensor based on direct electropolymerization of pyrrole on p-type porous silicon substrates, Journal of Porous Materials, 17(2), 169-176

Spink, J., Helferich, O. and Griggs, J., (2010), Combating the Impact of Product Counterfeiting: Defining the Growing Risk to Supply Chain Cost and Service Performance, Journal of Distribution Business Management

Torres-Chavolla, E., Ranasinghe, R. and Alocilja, E., (2010), Characterization and functionalization of biogenic gold nanoparticles for biosensing enhancement, IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology, 9(5), 533-538

Spink, J., and Moyer, D., (2010), Defining Food Fraud and the Chemistry of the Crime: An Overview,  Food Engineering and Ingredients

Yuk, J., Rose, J., and Alocilja, E., (2010), Characterization of polyaniline-coated magnetic nanoparticles for application of a disposable membrane strip biosensor, European Physical Journal of Applied Physics, 50(1), 11401A

Zhang, D., Huarng, M. and Alocilja, E., (2010), Multiplex Nanoparticle-based Bio-barcoded DNA Sensor for the Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Pathogens, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(4), 1736-1742

Pal, S. and Alocilja, E., (2010), Electrically–active magnetic nanoparticles as novel concentrator and electrochemical redox transducer in Bacillus anthracis DNA detection, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(4), 1624-1630

Luo, Y., Nartker, S., Miller, H., Hochhalter, D., Wiederoder, M., Wiederoder, S., Setterington, E., Drzal, L., and Alocilja, E., (2010), Surface Functionalization of Electrospun Nanofibers for Detecting E. coli O157:H7 and BVDV cells in a Direct-Charge Transfer Biosensor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(4), 1612-1617

Kamikawa, T., Mikolajczyk, M., Kennedy, M., Zhang, P., Wang, W., Scott, D., and Alocilja, E., (2010), Nanoparticle-based biosensor for the detection of emerging pandemic influenza strains, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(4), 1346-1352

Liu, Y., Chakrabartty, S., and Alocilja, E.,(2010), Co-detection: Ultra-reliable nanoparticle-based electrical detection of biomolecules in the presence of large background interference, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 26(3), 1087–1092


Spink, J., (2009), Global Packaging Research Collaboration, Packaging World Magazine, July, p. 21

Spink, J., (2009), Anti-Counterfeit Strategy: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Packaging World Magazine, March, p. 21

Spink, J., (2009), Risk Management, Packaging World Magazine, January, p.21

Spink, J., (2009), Embracing the Business of Sustainability, Journal of Applied Packaging

Pal, S. and Alocilja, E., (2009), Electrically-active polyaniline coated magnetic (EAPM) nanoparticle as novel transducer in biosensor for detection of Bacillus anthracis spores in food samples, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24(5), 1437-1444

Zhang, D., Carr, D., and Alocilja, E., (2009), Fluorescent Bio-barcode DNA Assay for the Detection of Salmonella Enterica Serovar Enteritidis, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24(5), 1377-1381

Yuk, J., Jin, J., Alocilja, E. and Rose, J., (2009), Performance enhancement of polyaniline-based polymeric wire biosensor, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24(5), 1348-1352

Torres-Chavolla, E., and Alocilja, E., (2009), Aptasensors for detection of microbial and viral pathogens, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 24(11), 3175-3182


Okafor, C., Grooms, D., Alocilja, E., Bolin, S., (2008), Fabrication of a Novel Conductometric Biosensor for Detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Antibodies, Sensors, 8(9), 6015-6025

Lui, Y., Gore, A., Chakrabartty, S., and Alocilja, E., (2008), Characterization of sub-systems of a molecular bio-based biosensor device, Microchimica Acta, 163(1-2), 49-56

Jin, J., Zhang, D., Alocilja, E. and Grooms, D., (2008), Label-free DNA sensor on nano-porous silicon-polypyrrole chip for monitoring salmonella species, IEEE Sensors Journal, 8(6), 891-895

Zhang, D. and Alocilja, E., (2008), Characterization of nano-porous silicon-based DNA biosensor for the detection of salmonella enteritidis, IEEE Sensors Journal, 8(6), 775-780

Pal, S., Setterington, E., and Alocilja, E., (2008), Electrically-Active Magnetic Nanoparticles for Concentrating and Detecting Bacillus anthracis Spores in a Direct-Charge Transfer Biosensor, IEEE Sensors Journal, 8(6), 647-654

Liu, Y., Chakrabartty, S. and Alocilja, E.,  (2008), A Multiplexed Biosensor based on Biomolecular Nanowires, Circuits and Systems (ICAS 2008), pp. 2006-2009

Pal, S., Ying, W., Alocilja,E., Downes, F., (2008), Sensitivity and Specificity Performance of a Direct-Charge Transfer Biosensor for Detecting Bacillus cereus in Selected Food Matrices, Biosystems Engineering, 99(4), 461-468


Kindschy, L. and Alocilja, E., (2007), Development of a Molecularly Imprinted Biomimetic Electrode, Sensors, 7, 1630-1642

Muhammad-Tahir, Z., Alocilja, E., and Grooms, D.,(2007), Indium Tin Oxide-Polyaniline Biosensor: Fabrication and Characterization, Sensors, 7, 1123-1140

Liu, Y., Chakrabartty, S., and Alocilja, E., (2007), Fundamental building blocks for molecular bio-wire based forward-error correcting biosensors, Nanotechnology Journal, 18(42), 424017 (6pp)

Pal, S., Alocilja,E., Downes, F., (2007), Nanowire labeled direct-charge transfer biosensor for detecting Bacillus species, Biosensors & Bioelectronics, 22(9-10), 2329–2336