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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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  • IACC Deepens Dialogue with Partners in the Middle East and Asia Pacific

    IACC Deepens Dialogue with Partners in the Middle East and Asia Pacific

    IACC Hosts UAE Delegation and Speaks at Vietnam Enforcement Workshop

    Meeting with UAE Delegation - Washington, D.C
    On March 27, the IACC hosted a delegation of officials from the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirates IP Association (EIPA), Dubai Police and Brand Owners Protection Group. The meeting took place at the IACC’s headquarters in Washington DC and focused on furthering our partnership. The IACC signed an MOU with EIPA and conducted training for Dubai police in 2015.

    USPTO Asia Regional Workshop – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    The IACC was pleased to participate in a week-long Asia Regional Workshop on Enforcement Against Trade in Counterfeit Food, Beverages, Cosmetics and Fast Moving Consumer Goods, organized by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology and the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, April 2nd – 5th.

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  • IACC Hosts Successful First Joint Forum in China

    IACC Hosts Successful First Joint Forum in China

    On March 26, IACC and the China Council for Brand Development (CCBD) jointly hosted their first 2019 International Forum on Brand Protection. The ground-breaking Forum, the IACC’s first major event in China, gathered close to 150 attendees from Chinese and non-Chinese brands as well as state and provincial governmental agencies. The Forum was designed for Chinese and foreign brands to share experiences in brand development best practices and trends, as well as IP protection strategies.

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  • Press Release: IACC Tackles Counterfeit Sales on the iOffer Marketplace

    Press Release: IACC Tackles Counterfeit Sales on the iOffer Marketplace

    Washington, DC – Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and its partners from the payment industry have disrupted the sale of dangerous counterfeits sold on iOffer. The popular online marketplace temporarily shut down its website after the partners took steps to stop payment processing on the site.

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