National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center
2020/11/24 10:41:00 UTC
WASHINGTON – The U.S. government’s National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and Amazon today announced the launch of a joint operation to prevent counterfeit goods from entering the U.S. and help protect American consumers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and DHL are also supporting the operation.
2020/11/20 09:32:00 UTC
IPR Center announces recipients of 2020 Partnership Awards for combating intellectual property, trade fraud crimes at inaugural awards ceremony
The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced Thursday the recipients of its 2020 Partnership Awards during theinaugural private sector recognition ceremony at its northern Virginia headquarters.
2020/11/17 09:16:00 UTC
The need to protect consumers from fraud has escalated in the wake of COVID-19, prompting warnings from Homeland Security Investigations’ Global Trade Investigations Division (GTID). Steve Francis, assistant director of GTID who also serves as the director of the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center, is warning consumers to beware. He’s published an article jointly with Underwriters Laboratories, entitled “The Hidden Dangers of Counterfeits,” as part of their Be Safe, Buy Real campaign.
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