Informationen für Unternehmen zum Schutz vor Produkt- und Markenpiraterie


Information for companies

What is the significance of intellectual and industrial property rights for the european economy? 

What measures can companies take to effectively protect their intellectual property?

  • 4 Reasons 4 Trademarks - an interactive guide published by 4iP Council in cooperation with several other organizations including INTA, GRUR and EUIPO. It provides best practices and an easy explanation of trademarks and how they can help protect and enhance brands. 

In general, a sustainable strategy can be recommended, going beyond reacting in single cases.

See therefore also:

Here you can find specific information about IPR Protection in China:

The European Commission`s Regional Helpdesks:

Berthold Huber, (ret.)

President German Metalworkers´ Union (IG Metall)

International Metalworkers´ Federation (IMF)

„Product piracy may be life threatening, when car or airplane parts are being forged. Product piracy destroys jobs when businesses lose their markets. Quality and high-class work deserve our protection.

APM makes a reasonable contribution to these efforts."