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  • IACC and Amazon Boost the Fight against Fakes

    IACC and Amazon Boost the Fight against Fakes

    Amazon Shares Critical Sales Information with IACC Members to Enhance Enforcement Efforts

    Washington, DC – April 2, 2020 – The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and Amazon have expanded their IACC-Amazon Program by offering participants insight into the counterfeit sales volumes of known infringers. IACC member brands will be able to leverage the sales information to focus their enforcement efforts and more efficiently partner with both law enforcement and Amazon to target the most egregious counterfeiters.

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  • IACC JFK Training Summary

    IACC JFK Training Summary

    The IACC recently conducted a training event under the U.S. Law Enforcement IP Training Program at JFK airport in New York City. This program provides authorities throughout the country with the tools to act strategically in the detection and seizure of counterfeit goods.

    Training was held at the CBP facility in JFK and provided an opportunity for over 100 CBP officers to view up to date information on product lines and known counterfeits of the 60 brands in attendance. Rights-holders provided individualized instruction to strengthen efforts and increase ability to deter sales of counterfeit products.

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  • IACC Annual Conference and EUROPOL IP Crime Conference Rescheduled to Oct/Nov 2020

    IACC Annual Conference and EUROPOL IP Crime Conference Rescheduled to Oct/Nov 2020

    Washington, DC - February 21, 2020 - We are happy to provide you with an important update regarding our events for 2020. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting health and travel concerns, we have decided to reschedule our events to the latter half of the year. The IACC Annual Conference (originally planned for April in Singapore) and the EUROPOL IP Crime Conference (originally slated for June in Rome, Italy), will now both be held in October or November 2020 in Rome.

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  • IACC Jacksonville Training Summary

    IACC Jacksonville Training Summary

    The IACC recently conducted a training event under the U.S. Law Enforcement IP Training Program in Jacksonville, Florida. This program provides authorities throughout the country with the tools to act strategically in the detection and seizure of counterfeit goods.

    Training was held at the Customs Border Protection facility located at the Jaxport Cruise Terminal and provided an opportunity for over 42 CBP officers to view up to date information on product lines and known counterfeits of the 23 brands in attendance. Rights-holders provided individualized instruction to strengthen efforts and increase ability to deter sales of counterfeit products.

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  • IACC Cancels its Annual Conference 2020 Amidst COVID-19 Concerns

    IACC Cancels its Annual Conference 2020 Amidst COVID-19 Concerns

    Washington, DC – February 17, 2020 - For the first time in its history, the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) canceled its Annual Conference scheduled for April 22-24 in Singapore due to growing concern of the COVID-19 outbreak’s and the virus’s impact on the health and safety of its attendees. The IACC’s Annual Conference is the premier international anti-counterfeiting event and has hosted thousands of anti-counterfeiting experts and professionals for more than 30 years.

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  • IACC Miami Training Summary

    IACC Miami Training Summary

    The IACC recently conducted a training event under the U.S. Law Enforcement IP Training Program in Miami, Florida. This program provides authorities throughout the country with the tools to act strategically in the detection and seizure of counterfeit goods.

    Training was held at the Homeland Security Investigations facility and provided an opportunity for over 55 HSI and CBP officers to view up to date information on product lines and known counterfeits of the 32 brands in attendance.Rights-holders provided individualized instruction to strengthen efforts and increase ability to deter sales of counterfeit products.

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