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IACC President Testifies Before Italian Parliamentary Committee on Counterfeiting
Washington, DC – March 16, 2017—Today, during a special hearing before Italy’s Parliamentary Committee Inquiry on Counterfeiting, Bob Barchiesi, IACC President, shared how the IACC is combatting counterfeiting and piracy through collaborative efforts in e-commerce and beyond. The testimony focused on the IACC’s strategy of engaging with both SMEs and large multinationals, as well as ISP’s, advertising agencies, marketplaces, and payment providers.
University Experts to Perform Independent Review of IACC Anti-Counterfeiting Program for Alibaba Platforms
IACC Engages University of Trento to Review IACC MarketSafe Expansion Program
Washington, DC – January 3, 2017 – The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) is pleased to announce that it has engaged the anti-counterfeiting expertise of the University of Trento in Italy, to conduct an independent review of the IACC MarketSafe Expansion Program. Implemented by the University of Trento’s new start-up on security, Intellegit, the assessment aims to provide an unbiased look at the Expansion Program’s effectiveness in fighting fakes.
IACC Applauds the U.S. IP Enforcement Coordinator’s Joint Strategic Plan
Yesterday, the White House's Intellectual Property
Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) announced the publication of the U.S. Government's Joint
Strategic Plan (JSP) for Fiscal Years 2017 - 2019. The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition
(IACC), which provided comments prior to the publication, applauds IPEC for its thoughtful
efforts and diligent work in providing a road map for anti-counterfeiting work in the coming