TM Eye carry out pro-active research of markets, locations, goods, history and development of illegal trading in counterfeit and pirated goods.
• Pro-active monitoring of current illegal activities, persons involved, supply and delivery patterns.
• Identification of counterfeit and pirated branded goods.
• The preparation of operational reports to Brand Owners for action.
We undertake pro-active operations alongside law-enforcement authorities to tackle crimes against our clients Intellectual Property rights. We assist the Judiciary in criminal cases by providing evidence and support to the courts and Prosecuting Authorities.
TM Eye Can supply our clients with specific reports on the illegal use of their brand names and copying of their products. We provide itemised product analysis, and offer effective services for the quick seizure of counterfeit goods. These seizures are legally executed in accordance with the appropriate criminal legislation and where necessary, with the assistance of the local authorities and police. This reduces client costs substantially, without reducing the effectiveness of the operations.
Pro-active cases often involve TM Eye investigators covertly attending markets well known for counterfeit selling therein gathering intelligence and evidence of criminality involving the sale of counterfeit goods. These are often resource intensive and medium to long term investigations.
All of this proactive intelligence gathering is completed at NO cost to the Brand Owner.
Enforcement action can follow.