Case Studies

Examples of Our Work

Although sanitized of identifying details, these case studies correspond with real investigations that we conducted on behalf of our clients. While every case is unique, we are confident in our abilities to provide tangible results in accordance with your objectives. These examples illustrate what is possible when partnering with Vaudra International to support your IP and brand protection efforts. Contact us to discuss further or to learn more about our experience relevant to what you are facing.

The Supplier- Imported with Purpose

Client’s Challenge: Based on evidence from retail purchases, a U.S. wholesaler was suspected of offering counterfeit products. Our tasks were to determine if the wholesaler currently had counterfeit products and if so, secure the evidence needed to execute an ex parte...

The Acquisition- Anonymous Politics

Customer’s Objective: Anonymously obtain a domain name for a well-known Politician running for political office within a set budget and timeframe.   Our Solution: Utilizing our distinct approach, we contacted the current domain owner and negotiated the purchase...

The Infringement – Tourist Trap & Bogus Logo

Client’s Challenge: A client received a call from an employee who was on vacation in Massachusetts. The employee had just spied a teenager wearing a shirt displaying an infringement on the company’s trademark with a Nantucket touristy twist. Upon inspecting a picture...

The Acquisition – Obtaining Key cc-TLD for Global Brand

Customer’s Objective: The French counterpart of a global company based in the U.S. was contacted by a domain owner wanting to sell the “.fr” extension of the brand’s domain (as opposed to the “.com” extension used by the brand state-side). Our client (the U.S....

Domain Acquisition – New URL for Business Expansion

When acquiring any intellectual property, whether domain, trademark or patent, it is critical that it be obtained without any conditions placed by the seller that would limit its future use. While not divulging the identity of the true interested party, we are...

Social Media Investigation – Fakes Online Lead to Arrest

Client’s challenge: Vaudra located a seller utilizing social media and classified ad platforms to sell a variety of branded goods. The client was alerted to this seller’s activities, and authorized further investigation to potentially stop the counterfeit sales....

Counterfeit Investigation – From Tradeshow to TRO

Client’s challenge: The client suspected that counterfeiters were selling knock-offs of its products at an industry tradeshow, but did not know the counterfeiters’ identity or full modus operandi. Vaudra’s solution: Vaudra attended the tradeshow, walked the floor and...

According to our Clients

As investigators, one of our core values is protecting the confidentiality of our clients. Consequently, we have not identified our clients in these testimonials. We are willing to provide references upon request after first seeking our clients’ permission.

Vaudra has provided valuable skill and expertise in collecting hard evidence and proof to start legal proceedings. The most noteworthy aspect was the speed in which they were able to become operative from initial contact. They really know their work; I really appreciated that they asked for the right amount of background information (no more and no less) to deliver results. Definitely recommend.

Head of IP Department
Multinational company headquartered in Italy

We have been working with Vaudra for almost a decade and would never use another investigator. Their attention to detail and customer service are unparalleled. Moreover, the cost associated compared to the amount of work they do is relatively low.

IP & Corporate Counsel
Los Angeles, CA

Vaudra is dedicated to understanding your IP protection needs and chasing down every last bit of information required to help the IP owner make the right decision. Vaudra is also my go-to for Customs questions and training information. All brand owners would benefit from having Vaudra as a partner in IP enforcement.

Trademark & Copyright Counsel
Atlanta, GA


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