Plagiarism and counterfeiting: protecting intellectual property rights -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Plagiarism and counterfeiting: protecting intellectual property rights

Interview with Christine Lacroix, Plagiarius e.V.

08.01.2020

Image: Smiling woman with glasses - Christine Lacroix; Copyright: Aktion Plagiarius e.V./private

Christine Lacroix

Image: Two sets of endoscopic devices next to each other; Copyright: Aktion Plagiarius e.V.

Original (left) and counterfeit (right) of a resectoscope set of the KARL STORZ company. This knock-off has been submitted to the Plagiarius contest.

Products and exhibitors involved in quality and safety in medical technology

Image: Picture collage of two persons wearing a knee bandage; Copyright: Aktion Plagiarius e.V.

Original (left) and counterfeit (right) of a knee bandage. The knock-off has no therapeutic effect due to differences in construction. It even bears a risk of injury for the patient, since it contains metal parts that can break.

More topic-related exciting news from the editors of MEDICA-tradefair.com:

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz