Press Mentions

One of the men helping to put counterfeit dealers out of business is Rob Holmes. He’s part of a stunning new investigation into the knockoff business.” – NBC News

Rob Holmes, CEO of LLC, a private investigator that specializes in helping brand owners identify violations of intellectual-property rights, says Alibaba is ‘a major thorn in the side’ of his clients.” – Wall Street Journal

The fashion industry has its own Sherlock Holmes, and thanks to him, one of the Internet’s largest traffickers in counterfeit goods is going to pay.” – VentureBeat

In the old days, we would bust a warehouse full of fakes.” recalls Rob Holmes an investigator of online infringement. “Now, because of how good the logistics are out of China they ship one [item] at a time.” – Financial Times

Rob Holmes, a security expert with IPCybercrime, said yesterday that whether or not GoDaddy was hacked, the outage showed the dangers of shared Web hosting services. – NY Post

When it comes to online detectives, Rob Holmes is the guy. Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier — they all use him. – LA Weekly

…Rob Holmes, president of IPCybercrime a firm that tracks counterfeit products online, figures that about one fifth of the goods listed on eBay are fakes. – BusinessWeek

Many brand owners share the opinion of IPCybercrime’s Rob Holmes…” – IP Law & Business Magazine

‘Tiffany is David and eBay is Goliath now; it’s not the other way around anymore. These Internet companies are bigger than the luxury brand companies, financially and structurally,’ said Rob Holmes, president of IPCybercrime.” – Women’s Wear Daily

‘Many infringers are getting smart, instead of charging $100 for a $700 handbag, they’re now charging $500.’, said Rob Holmes, CEO of IPCybercrime.” – PC World

‘It’s inceasingly easy for counterfeiters with little experience to build a site that looks and functions like a major company’s website’, says IPCybercrime’s Rob Holmes” – Harper’s Bazaar

Rob Holmes works with all kinds of major brands. Trolling eBay, buying counterfeit products and going after the people selling them.” – CNBC

IPCybercrime has worked to close down several bulletproof operations.” – The Telegraph

Holmes believes that HP’security team used clever tricks in their surveillance of directors, employees and reporters, but he said that to discuss these tactics openly in internal company e-mails was the height of ‘amateurism.’” – The Mercury News

Protecting the cyber world is the Sherlock Holmes of the Internet, Rob Holmes. Rob sets up the virtual crime scene, analyses it, and then catches the bad guys.” – Wealth TV

Such a compelling story!” – XBox Live’s Major Nelson Podcast                                                                                   

Rob Holmes is ‘the’ brand detective.” – BBC                                                                                                           

Rob Holmes is the Sherlock Holmes of the Internet.” – KCAL-9 CBS