Justin Heinonen

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.

Product counterfeiting at the state level: an empirical examination of Michigan-related incidents

Heinonen, J. A., & Wilson, J. M. (2012). Product counterfeiting at the state level: an empirical examination of Michigan-related incidents. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 36(4), 273-290. doi:10.1080/01924036.2012.721198 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01924036.2012.721198 Product counterfeiting represents a range of criminal activities associated with intellectual property rights infringement of material goods. Virtually, any product, from pharmaceuticals and …

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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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The A‐CAPPP Product Counterfeiting Incident Database: a resource for advancing research and policy

Wilson, J. M., & Heinonen, J. A. (2010). The A-CAPPP Product Counterfeiting Incident Database: a resource for advancing research and policy. The creation of a national product counterfeiting incident database allows researchers a unique opportunity to generate evidence-based anti-counterfeiting strategy through the analysis of data and evidence. Integrating the tenets of crime prevention theory and problem analysis, it employs …

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Pharmaceutical counterfeiting in the US: differentiating dimensions of the risk

Heinonen, J. A., & Wilson, J. M. (2011). Pharmaceutical counterfeiting in the US: differentiating dimensions of the risk. The creation of a product counterfeiting database highlights variation in known incidents of counterfeit pharmaceuticals across several important dimensions. By understanding how these incidents differ, researchers can provide empirical insights into the problem, develop evidence-based anti-counterfeit strategy and promote awareness …

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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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Victims and reporting of counterfeit products on-line: evidence from complaint data

Heinonen, J., Holt, T., & Wilson, J. M. (2013). Victims and reporting of counterfeit products on-line: evidence from complaint data. The growing pace of e-commerce has facilitated the sale and distribution of counterfeit products. Yet little remains known about victims of counterfeit products sold on-line. We use 2009 and 2010 complainant data from the Internet Crime …

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A supply chain management perspective on mitigating the risks of counterfeit products

Dreyfus, D. M., Heinonen, J. A., & Kinghorn, R. (2013). A supply chain management perspective on mitigating the risks of counterfeit products. Supply chain management can be the first step for preventing product counterfeiting. This Backgrounder addresses how stakeholders in a supply chain can mitigate and prevent this crime by moving towards a more comprehensive purchasing …

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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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