Annual IP crime report
The IP Crime Report is produced by the IP Crime Group which was founded in 2004 by the Intellectual Property Office. The Group brings together experts from industry groups, enforcement agencies and government to work in collaboration on the issues relating to IP crime.
The new IP Crime Report 2012/13 (6.53Mb) was launched on 29 July 2013. The report highlights current and emerging threats surrounding counterfeiting and piracy, especially those conducted via the internet. The report also raises awareness around the diverse nature of fake goods especially those with a direct effect on consumer harm.
The report contains statistical data and enforcement activities from enforcement agencies such as trading standards, police and HM Revenue & Customs along with industry bodies.
The previous 2011/12 IP Crime Report (3.1Mb) was launched on 17 July 2012 and examined the threat posed to businesses and individuals by IP crime and highlights examples of successes in combating it.
Earlier editions include Annual IP crime reports for 2010/11 (3.12Mb) 2009/10 (2.2Mb), 2008/09 (1.83Mb), 2007 (2.12Mb), Annual Enforcement Report 2005 (715Kb) published alongside the annexes (2.23Mb) and Annual Enforcement Report 2004 (745Kb).