Counterfeiting and modification of Adobe products can easily be identified. Consult the following examples based on the version of the product you own.
View examples of the ways in which you can differentiate genuine Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 or Acrobat® X products from counterfeits by checking the packaging or CD/DVD.
View examples of the ways in which you can differentiate genuine Adobe Creative Suite 4, Creative Suite 3, or Acrobat 9 products from counterfeits by checking the box or CD/DVD case.
The principal trade association for the software industry settled a suit in Germany against a vendor that imported software to sell it in another market without the trademark owner's permission.
Read the international IT industry group's study on the scale and negative impact of online software piracy and how to avoid pitfalls.