Professional Journals and Other Reports

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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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.

Training for brand protection: what your team needs to know

Wilson, J. M., & Kinghorn, R. (2014). Training for brand protection: what your team needs to know. Global Edge Business Review, 8(5), 1-3. http://globaledge.msu.edu/content/gbr/gbr8-5.pdf Brand Protection is a growing concern among corporate executives, particularly those who operate in the global marketplace. Training for those tasked with this function is critical, yet existing resources and knowledge about needs …

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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

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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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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Product counterfeiting in Michigan: articulating and mitigating the risk

Wilson, J. M. (2010). Product counterfeiting in Michigan: articulating and mitigating the risk. Product counterfeiting in Michigan reflects a growing, global problem, with any trademarked product vulnerable to intellectual property rights violations. Lacking empirical data on counterfeiting crimes, insights into them remain limited. State policymakers tasked with a local response require evidence-based research to assess the risk of …

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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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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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