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IACC Comments on Alibaba’s Statement on Counterfeiting
June 23, 2016
The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) today is pleased to see clarification from Alibaba Founder Jack Ma, as we adamantly disagreed with his June 14th statements regarding the quality of counterfeit goods. Misleading statements have damaging effects in the fight against fakes. The IACC expects to see Alibaba’s public commitments come to fruition.
Groundbreaking Discussions Take Place to Help Strengthen Intellectual Property in Latin America
June 22, 2016
Government officials from 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries, the intellectual property (IP) community, and international law enforcement agencies convene today at the Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit. This groundbreaking event, which is organized by the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and UL (Underwriters Laboratories), aims to promote dialogue and solutions for strengthening IP protection in the region.
Collaboration and Innovation Take Center Stage at the 2016 Annual IACC Spring Conference
May 20, 2016
The 2016 Annual IACC Spring Conference kicked off on Thursday, May 19th with more than 500 leaders in the anti-counterfeiting community in attendance. The importance of collaboration and innovation in the fight against counterfeiting was a key theme in the event’s Opening Ceremony, which featured keynote speeches from a diverse lineup of high-profile speakers, including the U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China, the Honorable Max Baucus, and Alibaba Group President, Michael Evans.