Ao visitar nosso site, você aprenderá sobre nossa missão, programas e sucessos. Você também aprenderá maneiras de proteger sua empresa e você mesmo contra os danos causados por produtos falsificados e fraudes. A opinião da ISC e de suas empresas associadas que a falsificação é uma ameaça real aos mercados e consumidores globais. A ISC é uma associação comercial sem fins lucrativos composta de fabricantes de equipamentos originais de consumíveis de imagem (fitas, toner, tintas, cartuchos, etc.) e equipamentos que se uniram para proteger seus clientes, combatendo atividades ilegais na Indústria de Suprimentos para Imagens.SAIBA MAIS
COMO EVITAR A COMPRA DE UM PRODUTO FALSO?
A falsificação de produtos comerciais de mercadorias registradas e protegidas por direitos autorais é um parasita em negócios internacionais, multibilionário.LEIA MAIS
O que é um produto falsificado?
A lei estadunidense define falsificação como um infringimento de uma marca. Mais genericamente, significa fazer algo com o nome da marca, quando o item não pertence a ela.Falsificação geralmente é ligada a forjar ou copiar moeda,documentos, música ou arte, mas é
Did You Know?
The Food and Drug Administration estimates that counterfeit drugs account for 10% of all drugs sold in the United States.
The 1993 World Trade Center bombing was largely financed through the sale of counterfeit goods, such as fake Nike T-shirts sold from a store on Broadway.
Counterfeiting has been linked to terrorist groups and organized crime. Among the groups linked are Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, Chechen separatists, North African radical fundamentalists, and knwon terrorists groups in Kosovo and Northern Ireland.
Counterfeiting and piracy are directly responsible for the loss of more than 750,000 American Jobs. From auto workers in Michigan to computer programmers in California to factory workers in Ohio, counterfeiting and piracy affect real people and cost real jobs.
The ISC estimates that the scope of Imaging Consumables Counterfeit Activity is 3.5% to 4%. This represents a cost of over $3 billion.
Counterfeiting is a growth industry. Since 1982, the global trade in illegitimate goods has increased from $5.5 billion to approximately $600 billion annually.
Counterfeiting costs the global economy approximately $650 billion per year. Approximately 5% - 7% of the world trade is in counterfeit goods. Nearly every company in every industry is vulnerable.
Counterfeiting and Piracy cost the U.S. economy in the range of $200 - $250 billion per year.
The ISC has become a global force in the industry battle against counterfeiting and fraud.
Due to the work of the ISC and its members, hundreds of thousands of illegal products worth millions of dollars have been removed from commerce.
Drug Traffickers export their product in printer cartridges as reported in the New Straight Times on 6-14-2005.
The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that 2% of the 26 million airline parts installed each year are counterfeit, which equals approximately 520,000 parts.
Editorials and News
The Imaging Supplies Coalition has completed its 17th biannual conference on protecting Intellectual property in the imaging supplies industry. The conference was held September 12 to 14 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The conference was international in scope attended by a diverse group of 65 professionals from 8 countries across 4 continents.Click HerE for more information
On Sept 12,, members of the ISC held its quarterly meeting with the Machinery CEE in conjunction with the ISC Conference in Las Vegas., NV. Discussed were methods of more effective GEO and anti-counterfeit training for CEE and port personnel. Enforcement results, targeting and analysis information were also exchanged. Feedback was also provided from the training sessions the ISC held at Louisville(UPS) and Cincinnati (DHL). freight consignment hubs. A training session is also scheduled for the Memphis(FEDEX) hub in late October. Both the ISC and the CBP CEE believe these quarterly meetings and port trainig sessions are quite effective in improving our joint efforts in protecting the IP Rights of our members. Armando Taboada and J. J. Perez, Directors of the Machinery CEE, were speakers at the ISC conference outlining the new CBP strategy to combat infringement..Click for photo
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