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Conference on Pharma Anti-Counterfeiting 2012 To be held on 18th Oct 2012 at London Marriott Marble Arch Hotel, London, UK
Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals do not only provoke immense economic damage to pharmaceutical companies but are a great risk to the public. The increasing threat calls for immediate action against counterfeit medicines. Steps must be taken by governmental and international authorities as well as by every single affected pharmaceutical company. Counterfeit APIs and medicines pose a growing threat to patients worldwide, with increasing numbers in Europe and the USA. Customs all over the world find more and more illegally produced drugs. Moreover, drugs are increasingly sold via the Internet making it much easier to put counterfeits into circulation. Company Financial
Counterfeiting of drugs and medical devices cost the pharmaceutical and medical device industry billions of dollars annually in lost revenues. This loss is amplified by the serious threats fake drugs pose to the health and safety of consumers. Directing your organization toward an successful brand protection system can be a daunting task given the sophistication of counterfeiters and the difficulty in tracking and prosecuting perpetrators. This in-depth workshop will teach you how to ensure you have a solid counterfeit program and help you to gain a better understanding of how to develop an efficient brand protection program. It is estimated that counterfeiting is a $600 billion a year problem. In fact, it’s a problem that has grown over 10,000% in the past two decades, in part fuelled by CONSUMER DEMAND. The real truth is people who purchase counterfeit merchandise risk funding nefarious activities, contributing to unemployment, creating budget deficits and compromising the future of this country in the global economy.
The real truth is counterfeiters are hardened criminals, exploiting consumers, businesses both large and small, inventors and artists and children labouring in sweatshops in Third World countries.
• Counterfeiting costs U.S. businesses $200 billion to $250 billion annually.
• Counterfeit merchandise is directly responsible for the loss of more than 750,000 American jobs.
• Since 1982, the global trade in illegitimate goods has increased from $5.5 billion to approximately $600 billion annually.
• Approximately 5%-7% of the world trade is in counterfeit goods.
• U.S. companies suffer $9 billion in trade losses due to international copyright piracy.
• Counterfeiting poses a threat to global health and safety.
This conference will gather government bodies, pharmaceutical companies and solution and technology providers to discuss the in-depth insights into the strategies and cutting edge technologies for pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting.
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