intellectual property

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Amazon, Yeti File Counterfeit Lawsuit

Amazon and Yeti Coolers, LLC have jointly filed a lawsuit against two U.S.-based individuals for counterfeiting Yeti’s products, including Yeti’s popular Rambler mug. The defendants, said company officials, attempted to offer the infringing products in Amazon’s store, violating Amazon’s policies, Yeti’s intellectual property rights, and the law.

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Amazon, IPR Center Launch Operation To Stop Counterfeits

The U.S. government’s National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and Amazon have launched a joint operation to prevent counterfeit goods from entering the U.S. and help protect American consumers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and DHL are also supporting the operation.

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Century 21 Intellectual Property Assets Up For Sale

Hilco Streambank, an advisory firm specializing in the sale of intellectual property assets and domain name brokerage, is seeking a buyer for the intellectual property of Century 21 Department Stores, including its trademarks, the C21Stores.com domain name, customer data, social media assets and more.

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Amazon Expands Project Zero Program

Amazon is expanding its Project Zero program to seven new countries— Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Turkey and the UAE— making it available in 17 countries where the retailer has a store. The Project Zero program combines Amazon’s technology with the knowledge that brands have of their own intellectual property, with the goal to drive counterfeits to zero.