Up On The Rooftop, Reindeer Pause, Out Jumps Good Old Counterfeit Clause.

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People obviously purchase substantial volumes of products over the holiday season. As much as this is a boon for legitimate retailers and manufacturers, it is also a boon for those unsavory Scrooges that choose to operate on the wrong side of trademark tenets. Let’s call them Counterfeit Clauses.

As a New York Times article recently reported, counterfeit merchandise is becoming an increasingly expensive problem for companies and consumers alike. We are entering an era where Counterfeit Clause no longer simply targets luxury items and entertainment media. Instead, “We live in an age where literally everything, from medicine to air bags to circuit boards, are being counterfeited.”

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