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World anti-counterfeiting day 2022!

Today is world anti-counterfeiting day, now in it’s 24th year! Today we raise awareness of the dangers of fake goods….

David and Goliath: When big brands steal big ideas

Large enterprises copying small, independent brands’ ideas is a common theme. Pinching product designs, even if perhaps ‘only through having…

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2021 | Rules to Protect your Brand

Today marks World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2021. Now in its 23rd year, WAC day was established to raise awareness of the…

World Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on the 26th April every year, and each year the theme changes to highlight…

Spirit v. Led Zeppelin – the complexities of determining copyright infringement in the music industry

In October 2020 a case against Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant, and guitarist Jimmy Page was finally defeated, after being…

May the (Good) Forces of the Online World be with You

Amazon and the notorious markets list… and why, if you sell through Amazon, it’s not all over yet… The Office…

Scotland’s first Entrepreneur in Residence: Rachel’s Experience

In this blog, Rachel talks about conversations had as the entrepreneur in residence at the British Library’s first Business &…

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2019

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day (WAC) – now in its 21st year, and never more meaningful than it is today. Fact!

How to Spot a Bad Egg

As every Spring, supermarkets’ shelves are bursting with vibrant Easter eggs vying for the baskets of millions of UK consumers….

Join us in celebrating innovative women in all industries!

Today is International Women’s Day! This year the campaign is based around #BalanceForBetter – a balanced world is a better…

World Entrepreneurs’ Day 2018

Every year, on August 21st we celebrate World Entrepreneurs’ Day, or WED, which is a day dedicated to creating awareness…

The wait for Nike’s official “France World Champions shirt” causes a flood of fakes to circulate in China

Less than a week after France’s FIFA World Cup Final victory, counterfeit models of their World Champions shirt with two…

Giving brands the power to fight online counterfeiters!

SnapDragon have recently launched Swoop, the automated brand monitoring platform for designers, manufacturers and retailers, the first of its kind…

British IP Day 4th July 2018

Every year, on April 26th, the world celebrates World Intellectual Property Day. Today, July 4th, we celebrate British Intellectual Property…

World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2018 – Five Reasons NOT TO BUY Counterfeits

SnapDragon protect against counterfeit products every day, all day, for businesses of different sizes and sectors. Today in particular is…

Introducing Swoop by SnapDragon – the first publicly available brand monitoring tool

SnapDragon is proud to launch Swoop, our new automated brand monitoring platform for designers, manufacturers and retailers, the first of…

World Intellectual Property Day 2018!

Every year on 26 April we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day and we are particularly excited about the theme for…

Facebook is accused of failing to halt the trade of counterfeit goods online…

There has been coverage in the press recently about the biggest investigation in Britain into fake goods on social media…

Kellogg v Kokkinakis: the “Special K” trademark case

Kellogg’s is taking Australian tennis player Thanasi Kokkinakis to court over his attempt to trademark his “Special K” nickname. The…

Nestlé loses EU Kit Kat trademark: what are the implications for businesses?

In December 2016, the General Court of the European Union (EGC) dismissed Nestlé’s attempt to register the four-fingered shape of…

To link or not to link… is now the question if copyright may be infringed

The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has recently ruled that posting hyperlinks to copyright-protected works published without their author’s consent…

All you need to know about using copyrighted music on YouTube

With more than 1 billion monthly users, YouTube is the world’s largest video sharing platform; in 2012, only seven years…

The effects of Brexit on IP

On June 23, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. While several lawyers argue that the result is…

SnapDragon celebrates British IP day

Today (the 8th of July) marks the first ever British IP day, celebrating the immense contribution intellectual property (IP) makes…

Keeping it Real in Scotland

On 27 May 2016, the SnapDragon Monitoring team attended the Real McCoy event in Glasgow aimed at raising awareness of the…

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