Our work in this area is intense and involves several projects. In partnership with the National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality (FNCP), we coordinate the Movement in Defense of the Legal Market, which brings together 70 entities from business sectors and the government in the fight against smuggling, counterfeiting and adulteration of products, and in the defense of companies' intellectual property.
The Spectacular Sunday showed, in a special report of the last day 11/12/2016, how the smuggled products enter and are commercialized, in Brazil. In addition to the ease of opening a front company to work with smuggling. Three out of ten Brazilians have already purchased pirated products, thus feeding a market that moves millions of reais.
ETCO and FGV / IBRE study shows that the informal market moved R $ 826 billion in 2014, equivalent to 16,1% of the Brazilian GDP
Watch the article that deals with the latest edition of the Underground Economy Index (HEI), released by ETCO in conjunction with the Brazilian Institute of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV/IBRE). According to the study, the informal market, which corresponds to the production of goods and services not deliberately reported to the government, moved BRL 826 billion in 2014, a value that corresponds to 16,1% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country and points to a slight reduction of 0,2 percentage point in relation to the previous year.
Online seminar, promoted by the global NGO Create.org, shows what a company can do to prevent intellectual property theft.
In this webinar recorded on 16/04/2015, experts Pamela Passman and Allen Dixon of Create.org show how to identify risks to confidential information; how a company is more vulnerable to breaches of digital data and files; how the IT system can protect the IP; and how to integrate IP protection into business operations.
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