The 4 E’s: Expertise
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The 4 E’s: Expertise

Part 2 of 5: Expertise There’s a reason why people call the fire department instead of the police when they spot a structure fire. Although police officers are trained in…

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The 4 E’s: Evidence
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The 4 E’s: Evidence

A successful counterfeit investigation can yield a few desirable potential outcomes. One route is criminal prosecution and conviction of offenders. Criminal convictions not only take counterfeiters out of business but…

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The 4 E’s: Enforcement
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The 4 E’s: Enforcement

Both civil and criminal prosecution of counterfeiters requires an ongoing partnership between private industry and public law enforcement agencies. Indeed, the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center…

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The 4 E’s: Efficiency
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The 4 E’s: Efficiency

Many times, when people hear that a professional is specialized, they automatically assume that means their services are prohibitively expensive. That is not the case with the professionals at Vaudra.…

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The Case for Intellectual Property Private Investigators in Trademark Counterfeiting Cases
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The Case for Intellectual Property Private Investigators in Trademark Counterfeiting Cases

Why specialized private investigators can make or break a counterfeiting prosecution Counterfeiting is one of those crimes every successful business fears. Trademark counterfeiting is particularly worrisome. The crime can take many…

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Feeling Conflicted?
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Feeling Conflicted?

How conflicts of interest impact the work of a Private Investigator There are many variations on the definition of a “conflict of interest.” According to the Business Dictionary, a conflict…

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Family Firm Foils Fakes and Frauds

It all started as a scribble on a cocktail napkin. Our founders, Randy Rabenold and Howard Dozier, first envisioned Vaudra International during a dinner conversation. Today over 14 years later,…

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Vaudra Ltd. Participates in Exclusive Training at One of the South’s Busiest Ports
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Vaudra Ltd. Participates in Exclusive Training at One of the South’s Busiest Ports

Vaudra Ltd.’s investigators traveled to Charleston in August to meet with HSI/CBP authorities, tour the Port of Entry and conduct IP training on behalf of several brand owners. In the process,…

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