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With this year’s World Anti-Counterfeiting Day and the annual UK Trading Standards Conference fast approaching, it seems only appropriate to make reference to intellectual property (IP) crime in Northern Ireland, where the fight to combat it is being waged perhaps most proactively by the law enforcement authorities. IP crime, adopting the meaning attributed to it by the Northern Ireland Organised Crime Task Force (OCTF), encompasses “illegally copied goods, manufactured and sold for profit without the consent of the trademark or copyright owner”. Such crime inevitably contributes to and supports the so-called ‘black economy’.

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