Brandon Sullivan

Brand owner approaches to assessing the risk of product counterfeiting

Wilson, J. M., & Sullivan, B. A. (2016). Brand owner approaches to assessing the risk of product counterfeiting. Journal of Brand Management, 23(3), 327-344. doi:10.1057/bm.2016.10 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/bm.2016.10 Product counterfeiting is an ongoing problem whose complexity makes it difficult to be assessed. Although many organizations have estimated its extent, their measurements often have methodological shortcomings. Brand owners …

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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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Portraying product counterfeiting in the news

Sullivan, B. A., & Chermak, S. M. (2013). Portraying product counterfeiting in the news. Product counterfeiting has received increasing attention in recent years, but there has been little attention to how it is portrayed. We analyzed samples of stories from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal on product counterfeiting and other white-collar crimes. Product …

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The nexus between terrorism and U.S. product counterfeiting

Sullivan, B. A., Chermak, S. M., Wilson, J. M., & Freilich, J. D. (2014). The nexus between terrorism and U.S. product counterfeiting Terrorists have increasingly been linked to product counterfeiting, but evidence for this connection has been mostly anecdotal and speculative. We use the Extremist Financial Crime Database (EFCDB) and the Michigan State University Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and …

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Illicit market for counterfeit products at small businesses in Michigan

Sullivan, B. A., Wilson, J. M., & Militz, R. S. (2017). Illicit market for counterfeit products at small businesses in Michigan. American Behavioral Scientist, 61(11), 1289-1312. doi:10.1177/0002764217734268 http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0002764217734268 Research on small businesses facilitating illicit markets and the efforts of nonfederal law enforcement agencies to identify these small business offenders has been scant. This exploratory study examines …

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