John Spink

Anti-counterfeit countermeasures: tactics evolving to strategies

Spink, J., Moyer, D.C., & Heinonen, J. (2012, September 21). Anti-counterfeit countermeasures: tactics evolving to strategies. Packaging World. https://www.packworld.com/article/food/anti-counterfeit-countermeasures-tactics-evolving-strategies Packaging components can help deter counterfeiting, but a deeper understanding of the threat is necessary to develop packaging strategies. Here are four steps to help meet the threat.

Combating the impact of product counterfeiting

Spink, J., Helferich, O. K., & Griggs, J. E. (2010). Combating the impact of product counterfeiting: defining the growing risk to supply chain cost and service performance. Distribution Business Management Journal, 10(1), 60-64. http://www.dcenter.com/images/dbm-journals/2010-10-Journal.pdf

Product counterfeiting in Australia

Spink, J. (2010). Product counterfeiting in Australia. Australia faces the same product counterfeiting challenges as the rest of the world. The problem is extremely varied, quickly evolves, is often hard to detect, and provides great challenges in data gathering. Though much of the counterfeit products are manufactured in Asian countries, there is a sizeable amount produced within Australia, with …

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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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When crime events defy classification: the case of product counterfeiting as white-collar crime

Heinonen, J. A., Spink, J., & Wilson, J. M. (2017). When crime events defy classification: the case of product counterfeiting as white-collar crime. Security Journal, 30(2), 621-639. doi:10.1057/sj.2014.18 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/sj.2014.18 By most accounts, product counterfeiting, a specific type intellectual property crime, is growing in scope, scale and threat and poses serious economic, social and public health …

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