The counterforce network was founded in 1995 and has become the leading global legal network specialising in Intellectual Property and
With 45 of the world's leading specialist law firms in as many countries throughout the world, the network offers an unrivalled resource for companies
engaged in the continuing battle against counterfeiting and piracy.
Counterforce is operated by the International Chamber of Commerce Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau as part of a range of services provided to
Intellectual Property rights owners. Other allied networks run by the Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau include Countertech network of
anti-counterfeiting technology producers and the Countersearch network of private investigators specialising in anti-counterfeiting and fraud.
The Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau is a specialised division of the International Chamber of Commerce, the world business organisation. Founded in
1919, the ICC is a non-governmental organisation of thousands of companies and business associations in more than 130 countries.