April 26-27, 2018
GBPIP is designed to cater the global security challenges faced by the brands, in particular, the issues of counterfeiting, product diversion, and look-a-like goods and even unsafe imitations.
April 26, 2018
East Lansing, Michigan
The A-CAPP Center, the Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan, and the MSU Global Food Law Program are hosting the first World IP Day Michigan. The program will focus on how Michigan companies can play a vital role in the world economy and share best practices on how they can protect their intellectual property. Panels will discuss packaging challenges and opportunities, protecting IP on e-commerce, and best practices for IP issues in emerging markets.
May 16-18, 2018
IACC’s Spring Conference combines the industry’s most up-to-date information and best practices with top leaders from the frontlines of the business, security, government and legal communities. Spring Conference attendees come from around the world to network and share their views on the latest IP trends and solutions.
May 19-23, 2018
Washington State Convention Center
IP professionals from around the globe are invited to gather for the world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event. Experience endless opportunities for growth from 300+ educational sessions, 100+ speakers, and 15+ INTA sponsored networking events. Gain insights, share strategies, forge partnerships, and come away energized and equipped to meet the challenges and opportunities facing the IP industry today. Visit link to view the full meeting program, including special sessions dedicated to brand protection and anticounterfeiting issues!
October 2-3, 2018
This annual exclusive summit (no vendors or third parties) offers opportunities for brand owners, law enforcement, and academia to share, learn, and network through interactive panels, high-top discussions, roundtable sessions, and an evening reception. To provide input on this year’s themes, visit here.
This professional certificate offered through the A-CAPP Center 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.
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 12,500+ law enforcement officers and private sector brand protection professionals from over 144 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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More than 100 brand protection professionals, most of whom were first-time participants, attended the 2017 A-CAPP Center Brand Protection Strategy Summit. Summit themes included partnerships, return on investment, and e-commerce.
Measuring the value of brand protection is a significant challenge. A-CAPP Center researchers are researching companies’ allocation of resources to brand protection, and how they can better understand the value of brand protection. Their research focuses on adapting the cost of quality model to brand protection.
This publication summarizes presentations, discussions, and for the summit themes of partnerships, return on investment, and e-commerce. Each section also contains a list with links to related A-CAPP Center resources.
THE BRAND PROTECTION PROFESSIONAL | MARCH 2018 | VOLUME 3 NUMBER 1
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