Counterfeit, Forgery, or Copy
A specific listed product designated to imitate or falsify an actual recognized brand. This product is often displayed or promoted with a trademarked logo and/or design without the authorized permission of the original brand owner. These counterfeit products are for the sole purpose of deceiving the customer and prompting them to make a purchase.
Unauthorized use of a trademark that may include a highly visible, distinguishable, or recognizable word, graphic symbol or design associated with the trademarked brand. Trademark infringement refers to the promotion of products that use genuine brand wording and/or design in a manner that may deceive or confuse the customer as to the original source of the product.
Any instance where an original copyrighted product and/or service is reproduced, distributed or publicly displayed with the intent to promote, sell, or exploit it, without the expressed permission of the copyright owner.
Violation of the recognized and licensed rights of a patent holder, as granted by a government entity for the original creation of a product and/or service. Patent infringement refers to the promotion or exploitation of this product/service without the patent owner’s authorization in accordance with government regulations.
Several online platforms have stringent policies whereby they prohibit the promotion and sale of specific products and/or services. These can include potentially hazardous materials that may impede public safety, regulated prescription drugs and medical devices, or any other products/services that are not compliant with government standards (e.g. U.S. Food & Drug Administration).