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Counterfeit goods and online piracy threaten the long held right of copyright owners to expect a fair return for their intellectual capital and hard work

IP-Echelon collaborates with the world’s leading intellectual property organizations across public, private, and government sectors to monitor the world’s counterfeit operations and illicit distribution channels. Our international network of technical and subject matter experts in the areas of Internet security, computer forensics, intellectual property law, and behavioral science work together to anticipate trends and developments of note. With this knowledge, IP-Echelon is able to further advance education and outreach regarding illicit distribution of intellectual property and its impact on rights holders and the economy at large.

Previous work undertaken by IP-Echelon includes a study examining the full content catalogue of an online storage provider to quantify the overall amount of infringing content in various categories, collaboration with various government organizations to identify the source of piracy and related criminal enterprises, and a study quantifying the scope of piracy online for various industries.

IP-Echelon offer a range of services including monitoring of peer-to-peer and online storage provider networks, business intelligence reporting, online forensic investigation, and digital evidence collection and analysis. We draw upon our service offerings to provide customized solutions for the unique protection needs of each rights holder. Our office locations in Melbourne, Australia and Los Angeles, California along with our extended network of analysts allow IP-Echelon to truly address the global threat to rights holders.

Research

IP-Echelon continually studies developments in digital distribution models and consumer behaviors across P2P networks, online storage providers, Usenet, and other platforms to assist clients in combating digital piracy.

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intelligence

IP-Echelon monitors online networks for the appearance and transfer of copyrighted content. Our distributed global network allows us to gather accurate geolocated information regarding the nature and origin of the infringement.

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education

Comprehensive protection of IP rights involves not only detection of current infringing activity but prevention of future infringement as well. IP-Echelon works with content owners and various academic organizations to educate end users about IP rights and the importance of obtaining content via legitimate channels.

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SERVICES

SERVICES

IP-Echelon provides a comprehensive suite of services to meet the protection and reporting needs of most rights holders.

P2P Monitoring

IP-Echelon utilizes non-invasive proprietary technologies to monitor file sharing activity and detect infringement of various intellectual properties. Utilizing the data collected, rights holders may chose to provide end user notification on the harms of unauthorized content use. Rights holders may also chose to utilize the data in support of of additional business intelligence services offered by IP-Echelon. Continuous research by IP-Echelon also examines trends and effects of legislative or other actions.

Online Storage Providers

IP-Echelon actively monitors link sites and the associated files hosted by online storage providers (aka cyberlockers). Our intelligence provides insight into the most popular host and distribution sites as well as helps clients to understand distribution patterns and end user content demand. Additional research also allows IP-Echelon to engage in discussion regarding marketing and monetization trends along with legislative or other changes which may impact such sites.

Usenet

Examination of Usenet services and hosts by IP-Echelon allows us to provide overall information about the scope of infringement and user populations for various client properties. IP-Echelon also activity monitors various Usenet distribution channels to discover relevant trends and the impact of legislative or other actions.

Social Network Monitoring

IP-Echelon actively monitors social networks to provide intelligence regarding end user pre-release anticipation and later demand for specific intellectual properties. IP-Echelon helps clients to quantify the “buzz” surrounding their content and to translate that information to more informed business decisions.

Business Intelligence

IP-Echelon provides comprehensive reporting that allows clients to measure the effectiveness of their content protection efforts. Intelligence gathering by IP-Echelon provides insight into the scope of piracy activity at the regional, national, and local level. IP-Echelon also monitors unauthorized distribution models and the third party services that support such operations, along with providing comparison to distribution via legitimate models. Further analysis of social media and search engines provides insight into content accessibility and end user demand levels.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690

 

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

IP-Echelon Pty. Ltd. is a privately held company founded in 2008 with offices in Melbourne, Australia and Los Angeles, California.

Our team of experts collectively has decades of experience in the areas of Internet security, computer forensics, behavioral sciences, intellectual property law, and engineering. This has allowed us to draw upon our expertise to assist right holders and interested intellectual property organizations worldwide to gain a deeper understanding of piracy activity and its motivators. Our distributed proprietary technologies allow for more comprehensive global monitoring to provide data at a local level.

We currently provide customized solutions to clients in the entertainment, legal, law enforcement, and government sectors.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690

 

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CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690

 

RESEARCH

RESEARCH – CREATING NEW KNOWLEDGE

IP-Echelon works with you on an individual basis to develop and tailor effective mitigation strategies to suit your particular needs. We engage a worldwide network of experts to continuously examine distribution of infringing content across various channels including P2P, online storage providers, and Usenet.

Our holistic approach also includes research into third party service providers such as ISPs, payment processors, and social networks, all of which help to support the flow of content from site to end user. Utilizing the knowledge we gain by continuous examination of various content distribution models and consumer behaviors, we are able to help develop a framework and methodology to provide business intelligence and other reporting that may assist in both enforcement and business development efforts.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690

 

INTELLIGENCE

INTELLIGENCE IS THE QUICKNESS IN SEEING THINGS AS THEY ARE – George Santayana

IP-Echelon maintains distributed physical ‘listening stations’ throughout North America, Europe and Australasia. These stations continuously monitor networks for the appearance or transfer of ‘content of interest’ and utilise – advanced geo-location techniques to narrow down the location of infringers for marketing intelligence and law enforcement. This information is kept indefinitely for you and can be exported in a variety of ways from our online portal to be used as evidence in court.

Understanding that each organisation is different we work with you on an individual basis to determine which services will best address your needs. For security and privacy reasons, we do not publicly disclose the scope of our activities. Please feel free to contact us if you are interested in a free analysis of your copyright or for more information about the services we can offer your organisation.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690

 

EDUCATION

IP-Echelon provides anti-piracy solutions to the
entertainment industry, book publishers….

IP-Echelon provides anti-piracy solutions to the entertainment industry, book publishers, software developers and law enforcement agencies. Operating a global network of monitoring stations across North America, Europe and Australasia, we continuously monitor networks for the transfer of content belonging to our clients.

With a commitment to protecting and promoting investment in creative works, we not only monitor piracy but also aim to educate copyright infringers about its detrimental effects on individual artists, the entertainment industry and the economy in general. We’re passionate about supporting new and emerging services that provide easy, convenient and legal Internet access to books, movies, music and software and which uphold the owner’s copyright entitlements.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

6715 Hollywood Blvd.,
Suite 229
Los Angeles CA 90028
United States of America

480 Collins St.
Melbourne, VIC, 3000
Australia

EMAIL

enquiries@ip-echelon.com

PHONE

USA: +1 (310) 606 2747
AUS: +61 (3) 9111 5690