China to Australia Counterfeit Auto Parts Connection

* Previously posted on IPPIBlog.com It was widely reported in late May that Chinese authorities conducted a raid in the Guangzhou region, and seized 33,000 fake Toyota auto parts bound for Australia, as well as 55,000 bogus Toyota boxes. According to news reports, Australian undercover operatives entered the facilities of two independent distributors of Toyota…

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What IP Brand Owners Seek from an IP Private Investigator

* Previously posted on IPPIBlog.com The following extract is recommendations made to IP rights/brand holders to consider in utilizing and selecting private investigators to assist them in investigating and protecting their IP. This extract was pulled from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Manual: A Practical…

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The Magnitude of the IP Theft Problem

* Previously posted on IPPIBlog.com The theft of American IP is about much more than the aggregation of big numbers. It is also the collection of individual, sometimes devastating, stories of loss. For instance, when the American Superconductor Corporation had its wind-energy software code stolen by a major customer in China, it lost not only…

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XG Consultants Group to Attend SHRM Conference

XG Consultants Group is proud to announce our upcoming participation in the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference & Expedition in Washington, D.C. from June 19 to 22. The SHRM Conference & Expedition is the largest human resources conference in the world and expects to draw about 15,000 attendees this year. XG Consultants…

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