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Latest News - 02/2020

Future Relationship with EU

28 February 2020

On Thursday the UK Government published its approach to negotiations with the European Union. ACG has shared with its members an extract of the policy paper, that focuses on the articles which will have an impact on intellectual property.

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ACG discuss Lord McNally’s Private Members Bill on Online Harms Reduction

25 February 2020

Phil Lewis, Director General at ACG took part in an Alliance for IP meeting with Lord McNally and the Carnegie Trust today to discuss Lord McNally’s Private Members Bill on Online Harms Reduction.

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Killer car seats sold online for £8

17 February 2020

Once again, we are seeing how adept criminals are at infiltrating major e-commerce platforms and placing cheap, dangerous products for sale. A host of life-threatening children’s car seats, were discovered for sale on several platforms, by BBC Panorama, and while there is no obvious evidence that the products were counterfeit, they were clearly designed to look like well-known makes. They even included labels with fraudulent ECE codes, to signify that they have been put through EU safety testing and could be legally sold on the UK market.

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Tina Gibbons receives special ACG award

07 February 2020

Tina Gibbons, Lead Officer for Trading Standards at the Royal Borough of Greenwich was presented with a special ACG achievement award for excellence in anti-counterfeiting enforcement on Tuesday 4 February

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About ACG

ACG represents more than 3,000 brands affected by this influx of fakes into the UK and delivers an international network of information, advice and contacts on all aspects of IP protection. Working with Government and law enforcement agencies since 1980, ACG is focused on providing an effective and sustained response to counterfeiting.

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