January 29-31, 2018
San Francisco, CA
Engage in the opportunity to develop and implement actionable strategies to combat and strengthen your anti-counterfeiting and brand protection initiatives. Gain insight from a variety of thoughtful speakers, expand your network with other industry professionals, and advance your expertise at several sessions and workshops.
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This professional certificate provides core concepts and competencies needed to become a brand protection professional ready to face the legal, business, strategic and security challenges of your industry. All courses are 100% online, self-guided, available 24 hours/day and can be taken in whole to earn the certificate or individually to further develop specific knowledge. The first segment of seventeen modules will launch 2018, with more to launch throughout the year. You can pre-register for the series now through December 31, 2017. MORE
Courses offered each spring, fall, summer
The certificate is an interdisciplinary program to assist working professionals and graduate students who are seeking a well-rounded foundation in anti-counterfeit strategy and product protection.
The International Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) is a multilingual, online training platform that delivers IP training to 12,000+ law enforcement officers and private sector brand protection professionals from over 156 countries. IIPCIC works with private sector brand protection teams to design custom eLearning courses that will educate global law enforcement about their specific IP challenges. For more information, or if you are interested in commissioning a module specific to your industry or company, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website https://iipcic.org/.
INTERPOL works in cooperation with Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. to deliver this important training portal to the public and private sectors.
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WIPO offers a wide range of global IP services. Including a highly efficient, fast and cost-effective means of helping innovators and creators – both corporate and individual – protect their inventions, trademarks and designs in multiple countries, and also resolve their IP disputes, including those involving domain names. This brochure offers a brief overview of these global services.
This article uses a survey of nearly 1,000 Michigan residents to examine consumer decisions to purchase cigarettes and prescription pharmaceuticals, two highly regulated goods, from online vendors. It finds that the prevalence of Internet purchases of these goods is relatively low, but the frequency with which the sales are illicit is relatively high.
Using police incident reports, this article examines the illicit market for counterfeit products sold through small businesses in Michigan. It explores businesses and suspects selling counterfeit products and the origin of the counterfeits. It also discusses implications for law enforcement and directions for future research.
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THE BRAND PROTECTION PROFESSIONAL | DECEMBER 2017 | VOLUME 2 NUMBER 4
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