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  • Press Release: Third Latin America Brand Protection Summit Deepens Regional Collaboration to Fight Fakes

    Press Release: Third Latin America Brand Protection Summit Deepens Regional Collaboration to Fight Fakes

    ORLANDO, FL¬ – October 1, 2019 – The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and the National IPR Center have partnered to host the third Latin America Regional Brand Protection Summit in Orlando, Florida, U.S. on October 2-3. The much anticipated, two-day event will bring together more than 250 senior government officials from 25 Latin American countries, the intellectual property (IP) community and international law enforcement agencies. The Summit, known for attracting highly diverse representation from a majority of the Latin American countries, will promote dialogue that focuses on effective enforcement in the U.S., Latin America and beyond.

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  • IACC’s Third LatAm Summit Draws Largest and Most Diverse Group of Attendees to Date!

    IACC’s Third LatAm Summit Draws Largest and Most Diverse Group of Attendees to Date!

    On October 2-3, the IACC, in partnership with the US National Intellectual Property Coordination Center, hosted the third Latin America Brand Protection Summit. This flagship event for anti-counterfeiting in the region took place in Orlando, FL and brought together more than 250 attendees from 25 countries.

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  • International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition and the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center Create Groundbreaking IP Advisory Board

    International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition and the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center Create Groundbreaking IP Advisory Board

    Washington, DC – September 19, 2019 – In an unprecedented display of public-private collaboration, the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) has launched the HSI/IACC Intellectual Property (IP) Advisory Board. The IP Advisory Board’s goal is to enhance operational effectiveness in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy. Brands representing more than 19 industry sectors are currently participating in the IP Advisory Board.

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  • IACC Celebrates another Successful Europol IP Crime Conference

    IACC Celebrates another Successful Europol IP Crime Conference

    Marking another successful year, the annual Europol IP Crime Conference gathered nearly 400 leaders of law enforcement, rights-holders, industry organizations and academia from 40 countries in Málaga, Spain on June 17th. Hosted by Europol and the Spanish National Police, in partnership with the IACC, the two-day conference focused on “adaptive enforcement initiatives against new IP crime trends.”

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  • IACC Year in Review 2018

    IACC Year in Review 2018

    Dear Colleagues,

    On behalf of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC), I’m pleased to share our continued successes in 2018 through our Annual Year in Review.

    From the White House to Vatican City, to Dubai and Beijing, the IACC is the leading voice in the fight against fakes. Standing on our pillars of strength – “Engagement, Enforcement, and Education,” the IACC has achieved unparalleled success in 2018.

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  • International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition to Celebrate 40 Years at its 2019 Annual Spring Conference

    International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition to Celebrate 40 Years at its 2019 Annual Spring Conference

    Boston, MA—May 14, 2019—The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) is hosting its annual Spring Conference from May 15-17, 2019 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme of this year’s conference is “Welcome to the Revolution: Fighting Fakes in the 21st Century,” which will connect Boston’s rich history of spearheading groundbreaking events and visionary ideas with the IACC’s legacy of innovative strategies to fighting fakes.

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