About Rob Holmes

Rob Holmes is Founder & CEO of IPCybercrime.com. Raised in New Jersey in a family of private investigators, Rob worked his first trademark infringement case at the age of twelve. While aspiring as a stand-up comedian in Los Angeles in the early 90s, he was employed at a premiere intellectual property investigative firm. Here, he found himself assigned to investigate a new breed of faceless perpetrators: online infringers. Rob conducted some of the world’s first IP-related Internet investigations, and pioneered the study of the “virtual crime scene”. His regular clients include 20 of the 100 Best Global Brands. Rob is a private eye, funny guy, blogger, Calvinist, Freemason, Prius owner, and a Gene Hackman Fan.

Knockoff Report™ #555

Chinese Lego Knockoff Boldly Markets 'Terrorist Car' Kit Forget Drugs, Darknet Markets Are Selling Counterfeit Christmas Gifts Alibaba Took Down … [Read more...]

Knockoff Report™ #554

How eBay, Amazon and Alibaba Fuel the World's Top Illegal Industry — the Counterfeit Products Market (featuring Rob Holmes) ABS-CBN wins $250-M … [Read more...]

Knockoff Report™ #553

U.S. Officials Chase Counterfeit Goods Online Omega and Other Luxury Watch Brands Target Knock-off Smartwatch Faces 3 Arrested In Counterfeit … [Read more...]

Knockoff Report™ #552

Counterfeit Chinese Tires May Be Selling Under US Brand Names 3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand China Opens … [Read more...]

Silicon Beach Vital to Future of IP on the Web, IPCybercrime Re-Opens CA Office

Next month, world renowned intellectual property investigations and cyber consulting firm IPCybercrime will be opening a satellite office in Los … [Read more...]

Knockoff Report™ #551

Counterfeit Panties, World Series Tickets Part Of Federal Raid... Panties?! WOO HOO! Homeland Security Nabs 126 Counterfeit World Series … [Read more...]