Intellectual property crime

Intellectual property enforcement

Intellectual property enforcement


Counterfeit goods are manufactured using trademarks, trade names or other devices, to make them look like genuinely produced, popular branded goods.

Find out more at the Intellectual Property Office.


Keeping Fife Fake Free

We work in partnership with other enforcement bodies like Police Scotland, HMRC and industry funded bodies such the Federation against Copyright Theft (FACT) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Group to combat the issue of counterfeiting in Fife.


How can you help?

If you have bought goods you suspect are counterfeit, contact Advice Direct Scotland who will provide advice and pass relevant information on to Trading Standards.

Report counterfeiting in Fife on our Trading Standards reporting form.


Trading Standards
Tel: 01592 583141 Contact Trading Standards online
By Post: Fife House North Street Glenrothes Fife KY7 5LT
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