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Over 50 Brands Participate in CBP Virtual Training at JFK

Over 50 Brands Participate in CBP Virtual Training at JFK

June 23, 2021

IACC Virtual Law Enforcement Training Summary
Port of New York - JFK
June 9th & 10th

The IACC recently welcomed its first virtual CBP training with two full days of brand instruction. Over 50 brands presented materials featuring Health & Safety, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics/Software/Hardware, Apparel & Footwear, Personal Care and Consumer Mass Marketing categories. CBP Officers, Import Specialists as well as Fines, Penalties & Forfeiture personnel received instruction on the latest materials and trends in the fight against fakes.

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IACC Joins High-Level Dinner with Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

IACC Joins High-Level Dinner with Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

June 18, 2021

Earlier this month, IACC President Bob Barchieisi and Vice President for Administration and Training, Mike Walsh, joined other dignitaries and partners in an exclusive dinner hosted by Armando Varricchio the Italian Ambassador to the U.S.

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IACC June 2021 Member Spotlights!

IACC June 2021 Member Spotlights!

June 11, 2021

IACC June 2021 Member Spotlights!

Spotlights Featuring:

- Carolina Svensson, Global Product Line Manager, Brand Protection and Label Compliance, Avery Dennison
- Mark Schonfeld, Partner, Burns & Levinson LLP
- Jennifer Powell, Assistant General Counsel, Trademarks & Brand Protection, Church & Dwight Co. Inc.
- Laura Urquizu, CEO & Chairperson, Red Points
- Richard Ferguson, IA Director & Solicitor, Stobbs

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IACC Secures Seat at the HSI-Led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in Historic Step towards Public-Private Partnership

IACC Secures Seat at the HSI-Led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center in Historic Step towards Public-Private Partnership

June 3, 2021

IACC Vice President Michael Walsh joins thought leaders from 25 international and US law enforcement agencies to strategize in the fight against fakes

Today, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC) announced that the IACC will have staff/personnel/employees co-located at the IPR Center’s headquarters in Arlington, Virginia to support joint training and operational efforts. This historic development marks a major step forward in the organizations’ long history of collaboration and presents a unique and invaluable opportunity for the IACC and the IPR Center to partner even more closely on operational and strategic initiatives to fight IP crime

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IACC Hosts Virtual Training for over 200 HSI Officials

IACC Hosts Virtual Training for over 200 HSI Officials

June 2, 2021

The IACC recently conducted two virtual training events in partnership with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center). These training events attracted over 200 HSI agents involved in IP investigations from Boston to Hawaii. Focusing on the pharmaceutical sector, the program instructed agents on the latest information with counterfeit vaccines, PPE and current investigatory trends. A special presentation of our exclusive Law Enforcement Training App was presented, and we welcome those who registered. 

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A Message from Bob Barchiesi, IACC President

A Message from Bob Barchiesi, IACC President

April 26, 2021

Dear Members and Colleagues,

We celebrate this year’s World IP Day theme of IP and SMEs with great enthusiasm as we – the IP community – shine a spotlight on the importance of small businesses to the global economy and of assisting them protect their brand. On this World IP Day, the IACC celebrates the efforts taken by SMEs to advance their brand protection and to partner with organizations like the IACC. And yet, we know the work is not done and that their voice needs to be front and center along with those of large brands.

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