GEO UIBM is a project launched by the Directorate General for Counterfeit Protection at UIBM – the Italian Patents and Trademarks Office (Direzione generale per la Lotta alla contraffazione – Ufficio italiano brevetti e marchi) – that has been made available on-line:

The platform can be used to access comprehensive data relating to counterfeiting in Italy via a single geographical representation.

The platform is linked to a smartphone app that allows the general public to report alleged violations of industrial property rights, by sending in a description and, if possible, a photo. The information is then forwarded to the Directorate General’s database along with the user’s GPS coordinates.