Investigation & Enforcement

IP Rights in the Middle East: Cultural Complexities behind Legal Enforcement

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Landslide Kari P. Kammel[/vc_column_text][dfd_spacer screen_wide_spacer_size=”25″ screen_normal_resolution=”1024″ screen_tablet_resolution=”800″ screen_mobile_resolution=”480″ tutorials=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights varies widely from country to country. This article will examine the cultural context enveloping the enforcement of IP rights in the Middle East and posit some ideas for companies looking to understand or protect their IP in this region. …

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Citizens’ Support for Local Law Enforcement Anti-Counterfeiting Activities

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] American Journal of Criminal Justice Jay P. Kennedy, Matthew R. Maher, and Asia Q. Campbell[/vc_column_text][dfd_spacer screen_wide_spacer_size=”10″ screen_normal_resolution=”1024″ screen_tablet_resolution=”800″ screen_mobile_resolution=”480″ tutorials=””][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Abstract: Product counterfeiting is a global crime that can have substantial effects within local communities, particularly with regard to its impact on citizens. Undertaking anti-counterfeiting activities at the local level requires law enforcement agencies to direct …

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A-CAPP Center Product Counterfeiting Database: Insights Into Converging Crimes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A-CAPP PAPER SERIES   Jay P. Kennedy, PhD, MBA[i] [i] A special thanks to Lorryn Young, Research Specialist at the A-CAPP Center, J.D. 2018 MSU College of Law. PREFACE This report is a detailed review of product counterfeiting incidents contained within the A-CAPP Center’s Product Counterfeiting Database (PCD), most of which involve pharmaceuticals, electronics, food …

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Occupational pharmaceutical counterfeiting: a crime scripts analysis

Kennedy, J. P., Haberman, C. P., & Wilson, J. M. (2018). Occupational pharmaceutical counterfeiting: a crime scripts analysis. Victims & Offenders, 13(2), 196-214. doi:10.1080/15564886.2016.1217961 https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15564886.2016.1217961 This article presents a crime script for pharmaceutical counterfeiting schemes perpetrated by licensed health care professionals; we term these types of schemes occupational pharmaceutical counterfeiting. To date, there have been no …

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Product counterfeiting: evidence-based lessons for the state of Michigan

Heinonen, J. A., & Wilson, J. M. (2012). Product counterfeiting: evidence-based lessons for the state of Michigan. To help policymakers better understand and respond to this problem, this paper introduces the topic of product counterfeiting and develops lessons based on a systematic examination of Michigan-based product counterfeit incidents as evident in open sources. This evidence-based …

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Brand Protection 2020: perspectives on the issues shaping the global risk and response to product counterfeiting

Wilson, J. M. (2015). Brand Protection 2020: perspectives on the issues shaping the global risk and response to product counterfeiting A version of this research was published as Wilson, J. M. (2017). The future of brand protection: Responding to the global risk. Journal of Brand Management, 24(3), 271-283. doi:10.1057/s41262-017-0032-x https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41262-017-0032-x Abstract from the journal article: Counterfeit products …

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Counterfeit parts in the U.S. Department of Defense supply chain

Sullivan, B. A., & Wilson, J. M. (2016). Counterfeit parts in the U.S. Department of Defense supply chain. Counterfeits in the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) supply chain threaten national security by compromising critical military operations and placing the lives of military service members at risk. These counterfeits are difficult to identify and are reported …

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Product counterfeiting in Michigan and the expectations and priorities for state and local law enforcement: assessing the awareness of and response to the problem

Spink, J., & Heinonen, J. A. (2012). Product counterfeiting in Michigan and the expectations and priorities for state and local law enforcement: assessing the awareness of and response to the problem. The crime of product counterfeiting is growing in scope, scale, and threat. These threats impact Michigan residents, as they do others throughout the U.S. and the …

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