Counterfeiting Exposed: Protecting Your Brand and Customers

Counterfeiting Exposed: Protecting Your Brand and Customers

by David M. Hopkins, Lewis T. Kontnik, Mark T. Turnage
     
 

A clear and compelling guide to the complex world of counterfeiting
This book provides readers with an overview of the complex subject of counterfeiting in the twenty-first century-not the traditional notion of counterfeiting fake currency, but the counterfeiting of luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, engine parts, etc. Filled with compelling stories such as how

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A clear and compelling guide to the complex world of counterfeiting
This book provides readers with an overview of the complex subject of counterfeiting in the twenty-first century-not the traditional notion of counterfeiting fake currency, but the counterfeiting of luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, engine parts, etc. Filled with compelling stories such as how Glad trash bags have been faked as part of a scheme to launder drug money, this book offers real-world examples of how counterfeiting can occur and how readers can protect their products and brands from it. Leaving no stone unturned, this valuable resource also provides legal remedies, authentication guidance, and digital measures companies can use to fight the effects of counterfeiting on their bottom line.
David M. Hopkins (Denver, CO) is Director of International Business Programs in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. Lewis T. Kontnik (Greenwood Village, CO) is principal and founder of Reconnaissance International, the publisher of Authentication News, an international newsletter that covers counterfeiting prevention issues.
Mark Turnage (Denver, CO) is the CEO of Applied Optical Technologies PLC, one of the largest providers of anti-counterfeiting technology to governments and companies worldwide.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"…book would be a great beginning resource for anyone interested in learning more about the problem." (Security Management; 9/1/2004)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471269908
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/04/2003
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.15(d)

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Meet the Author

DAVID M. HOPKINS is Director of International Business Programs in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver. He has worked as a business consultant in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors and is particularly interested in the adverse effect which product counterfeiting has on global trade and investment, and the problems it presents for corporations trying to protect the value of their brands.
LEWIS T. KONTNIK is principal and founder of Reconnaissance International, the publisher of Authentication News, an international newsletter covering the issues, strategies, and technologies for counterfeiting prevention. With offices in Denver and London, Reconnaissance has organized more than a dozen anticounterfeiting conferences in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.
MARK T. TURNAGE is the CEO of Applied Optical Technologies PLC, one of the largest providers of anticounterfeiting technology to governments and companies worldwide. He is a regular speaker on anticounterfeiting technology for counterfeiting conventions and trade shows.

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