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  • 11.24.2020

    IPR Center, Amazon launch ‘Operation Fulfilled Action’ to stop counterfeits

    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.

  • 11.20.2020

    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.

  • 09.22.2020

    Illicit cigarettes seized in black market probe worth nearly $5M

    CARTAGENA, Colombia – Homeland Security Investigations–Cartagena, working cooperatively with Colombian authorities, have seized more than two million packs of cigarettes worth nearly $2.3 million as part of an ongoing joint investigation of counterfeit cigarettes believed to be part of an illegal trade of black-market tobacco.

  • 09.16.2020

    Motion Picture Association signs up to assist the IPR Center with anti-piracy efforts

    WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) as well as CTAM, the industry marketing organization, today announced a multi-layered partnership designed to strengthen innovation and collaboration within the organizations’ collective content protection efforts.

  • 08.25.2020

    HSI-Cartagena, Colombian authorities seize counterfeit goods worth $5M

    CARTAGENA – Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)-Cartagena reports the seizure of nearly 82,000 counterfeit items including Apple Air Pods, M·A·C cosmetics, Kipling bags and Oakley and Ray-Ban sunglasses that – if genuine – would have a street value of approximately $5 million.

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