Papers

A case study of melamine as a counterfeit food product additive in Chinese human and animal food supply chain networks

Mace, R. R. (2009). A case study of melamine as a counterfeit food product additive in Chinese human and animal food supply chain networks. The global counterfeit food market is estimated at approximately US $49 billion. European Union Customs reported a 200% increase in food-related counterfeit seizures over the past several years, and the UK’s Food Standards …

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Africa’s counterfeit pharmaceutical epidemic: the road ahead

Fenoff, R. S., & Wilson, J. M. (2009). Africa’s counterfeit pharmaceutical epidemic: the road ahead. Widespread infectious diseases coupled with pervasive poverty make the developing countries on the African continent particularly vulnerable to harm from counterfeit drugs, which now constitute more than 30 percent of all medicines sold in Africa, including up to 70 percent of drugs sold in …

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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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Assessing the risks of counterfeiting and illicit diversion for health care products

Trent, C., & Moyer, D. C. (2013). Assessing the risks of counterfeiting and illicit diversion for health care products. Counterfeiting and illicit diversion are problems that affect a wide variety of industries on a global basis. A counterfeit is a product designed, dressed, branded, and/or packaged in a manner intended to be indistinguishable from that of …

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Brand protection as a total business solution

Wilson, J. M., & Kinghorn, R. (2014). Brand protection as a total business solution.  A version of this research was also published as Wilson, J. M., & Kinghorn, R. (2016). A total business approach to the global risk of product counterfeiting. Global Edge Business Review, 10(1), 1-6. http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/gbr/gbr10-1.pdf Product counterfeiting is a growing, global risk that …

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Charting the course: the roles and responsibilities of ocean-going transportation intermediaries in the distribution of counterfeit goods

Kennedy, J. P., & Wilson, J. M. (2015). Charting the course: the roles and responsibilities of ocean going transportation intermediaries in the distribution of counterfeit goods. A version of this research was published as Kennedy, J. P., & Wilson, J. M. (2017). Liabilities and responsibilities: Ocean transportation intermediaries (OTIs) and the distribution of counterfeit goods. …

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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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