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2021/04/26 07:45:00 UTC

IPR Center launches community-based initiative to help small business protect themselves against intellectual property theft, other fraud

WASHINGTON- Today, on World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) in partnership with Michigan State University’s Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP), U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Better Business Bureau announced the launch of “IP Protect.” This joint initiative provides resources – free of charge – to aid small to mid-size businesses in protecting themselves against IP theft, fraud and cyber security awareness.

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2021/04/15 16:26:00 UTC

Man sentenced in counterfeit drug trafficking case

A drug trafficking case investigated jointly with Homeland Security Investigations has resulted in the sentencing of a Pennsylvania man to 70 months in a federal prison. A federal judge also ordered him to pay $3,648,911.18 in restitution.

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2021/04/07 18:41:00 UTC

HSI Dallas seizes $1.3M in counterfeit goods

Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-Dallas special agents have seized $1.3 million worth of counterfeit goods during the First Monday Trade Days market in Canton, Texas.

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To report violations of intellectual property rights, including counterfeiting Report IP Theft and piracy, to the National IPR Coordination Center, click here.

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To report suspected illicit criminal activity or fraudulent schemes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, email covid19fraud@dhs.gov.