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  • Press Release: Experts Gather to Collectively Respond to IP Crime

    Press Release: Experts Gather to Collectively Respond to IP Crime

    ANTWERP, BELGIUM - September 19, 2017 - Recent innovations on intellectual property rights’ enforcement strategies is the focus
    of the first Europol Intellectual Property Crime Conference organised in Antwerp.

    Some 400 senior law enforcement official, security and industry experts from 42
    countries are attending this two-day conference (19-20 September), co-organised
    by Europol, the Belgian Customs Authority, UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and the
    International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC).

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  • Press Release: Strengthening the global response to intellectual property crime

    Press Release: Strengthening the global response to intellectual property crime

    NEW YORK, USA - August 28, 2017 – Law enforcement officials, security and industry experts are meeting in New York to strengthen global partnerships against intellectual property (IP) crime.

    Through a review of operational case studies, best practices and industry perspectives, the 11th annual International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference also aims to shape effective enforcement strategies.

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  • IACC Conducts Anti-Counterfeiting Training With New Jersey and Maryland Law Enforcement

    IACC Conducts Anti-Counterfeiting Training With New Jersey and Maryland Law Enforcement

    The IACC recently concluded a series of successful training events under our newly minted U.S. Law Enforcement IP Training Program that attracted a total of 116 attendees.

    At each event, up to 38 global brands provided the latest information on their product lines and explained how to identify fakes.

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  • Report on the Potential Impact of Drug Importation Proposals on U.S. Law Enforcement

    Report on the Potential Impact of Drug Importation Proposals on U.S. Law Enforcement

    June 6, 2017 - Today Freeh, Sporking, and Sullivan LLC and the Freeh Group International released the Report on the Potential Impact of Drug Importation Proposals on U.S. Law Enforcement, an investigation sponsored by the Partnership for Safe Medicines. The review uncovered several effects drug importation may have on the counterfeit pharmaceutical market, as well as on how law enforcement and customs officials enforce anti-counterfeiting laws in the U.S.

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  • IACC 2017 Spring Conference Welcomes IP Experts from 40+ Countries

    IACC 2017 Spring Conference Welcomes IP Experts from 40+ Countries

    Almost 400 attendees from 40+ countries convened in Barcelona, Spain last week for our Annual Spring Conference. Participants networked, learned, shared information, and discovered ways to advance the IACC’s global anti-counterfeiting efforts.

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  • IACC Statement on the White House’s Nomination of Vishal J. Amin for U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

    IACC Statement on the White House’s Nomination of Vishal J. Amin for U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator

    The White House announced President Donald Trump’s nomination of Vishal J. Amin, a Senior Counsel on the House Judiciary Committee, to fill the position of U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC).

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