An ever-growing issue worldwide, counterfeits or “fake” goods by their very nature are difficult to quantify, but believed to comprise 10-15% of all trade globally. The profitability being undeniable, however, since fakes capitalize upon the goodwill and reputation of the copied brand name and quite commonly, on the sunk R&D costs of the genuine manufacturer, the genuine manufacturer’s marketing efforts, and the genuine manufacturer’s other intellectual property such as trademarks, design rights and know-how. Forsaking these efforts of his own, and the accompanying expense, the counterfeiter has an unfair cost advantage, seeking to enhance their own bottom line at the expense of sales of the genuine article.