23, Reynolds Tobacco filed a similar gray market
suit against four named defendants and an unspecified number of as-yet-unnamed defendants in Illinois.
Nick Tidd to Discuss the Impacts of Certain Sales Procedures and Compliance Issues on the IT Counterfeiting and Gray Markets
It is important to educate all employees to recognize the gray market
issue and develop strategies in response.
In keeping with its charter to educate and offer best practices in fighting gray market
fraud and counterfeit activity, AGMA sponsored a session on successful brand protection programs in other industries.
The new rules in Europe protect the rights of gray market
dealers to buy cars for export.
cigarettes are a problem not only for consumers and manufacturers, but also for state governments, retailers and wholesalers, the company said.
This fact alone is evidence that gray market
and counterfeiting are real issues that need immediate attention," said Nick Tidd, AGMA president.
The higher prices and rents extracted by the gray market
represent revenue forgone by drug makers that, on the margin, could produce increased supply.
In this paper, the problem of a gray market
is addressed in the context of a trademark owner's perspective in situations where the firm negatively reacts to the trade and limits the distribution of its goods through unauthorized channels.
The gray market
is certainly an issue the legislature is going to address," Smith said.
A brand protection plan will also take into consideration steps for monitoring the flow of parallel imports or gray market
The gray market
includes counterfeit smartphones like iPhones, Samsung Galaxy series and BlackBerry devices sold for as low as Dh400.