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  • 02.07.2024

    IPR Center seizes over $28M in counterfeit sports merchandise ahead of Super Bowl LVIII

    LAS VEGAS – Today, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced the seizure of approximately 94,000 counterfeit sports-related items during the past year, worth an estimated $28.1 million during a joint press conference with the National Football League (NFL).

  • 12.08.2023

    Holiday Shopping Tips

    The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPRCenter) wants to remind everyone that all consumers should have an enjoyable shoppingexperience free from counterfeit or stolen goods or pirated streaming content.

  • 11.16.2023

    National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center Launches Pre-Holiday Anti-Piracy Public Service Announcements

    IPR Center Partners with MPA to Produce PSAs that Tackle Seasonal Increase in Digital Piracy.

  • 10.30.2023

    IPR Center, MLB warn Phoenix and Dallas fans of fake merchandise, tickets during 2023 World Series

    WASHINGTON –As the 2023 World Series presented by Capital One gets underway this week, fans are heading to Phoenix and Dallas to support their favorite teams and purchase officially licensed gear and memorabilia. With high demand for merchandise during this year’s World Series, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), including Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), joins MLB in cautioning fans to be on the lookout – both online and offline - for counterfeiters attempting to sell unauthorized, knock-off products and tickets.

  • 09.28.2023

    International law enforcement officials join forces to educate NFL fans on potential hazards of purchasing counterfeit merchandise during 2023 NFL London Games

    LONDON — The  U.S. National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center and the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit in London have teamed up with the NFL to protect fans from buying counterfeit merchandise and apparel during the 2023 NFL London Games.

  • 02.09.2023

    IPR Center, NFL partner to prevent fake sports-related merchandise from reaching fans ahead of Super Bowl LVII

    PHOENIX –The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced the seizure of approximately 180,000 counterfeit sports-related items, worth an estimated $22.7 million during a joint press conference with the National Football League (NFL).

  • 02.03.2023

    Operation Team Player 2023

    Criminal organizations, scammers and counterfeiters rake in millions of dollars each year on fake sports apparel, merchandise and other memorabilia. They’re out to take advantage of excited sports fans like you while putting Americans and others at risk. They don’t care who they hurt; all they care about is turning a profit.

  • 12.20.2022

    IPR Center launches partnership to address counterfeit drugs

    WASHINGTON – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) has announced a new partnership between Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Pharmaceutical Security Institute (PSI) to combat illicit pharmaceutical trade and protect patients from the health and safety threats posed by counterfeit medications.

  • 06.17.2022

    Sports fans beware: Counterfeit NHL merchandise on the rise during 2022 Stanley Cup Final

    WASHINGTON – With the Colorado Avalanche and Tampa Bay Lightning competing in the 2022 Stanley Cup Final, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) and National Hockey League (NHL) are reminding sports fans to beware of purchasing counterfeit sports-related merchandise and apparel during the championship series.

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