Original1 Commences Operations | a world without counterfeits

3. February 2010 at 10:00

Original1 Commences OperationsSAP, Nokia and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) have announced that the respective antitrust authorities have approved the establishment of their joint venture, Original1 GmbH. Original1 began business operations on February 1. Established to deliver unique product authentication and anti-counterfeiting services across the globe, Original1 is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, and headed by Claudia Alsdorf, former vice president of SAP Research. The plan to form Original1 was initially announced on October 27, 2009.