06 June 2019
It was announced earlier today, World Anti-Counterfeiting Day, that Chair of the ACG, Shelley Duggan has been presented with an Individual Achievement Award by the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Group (GACG).
These annual GACG awards recognise the achievements made by organisations, companies and individuals in the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
This years' winners were:
Individual Achievement Award
Global Brand Protection Leader
Procter & Gamble
National Public Body Award
General Prosecutors Office of the State
Specialised Unit of Punishable Facts against Intellectual Property
International Organisation Award
IPR Committee of the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea
ABAC/BAAN – The Belgian Anti-Counterfeiting Association
Shelley has worked in anti-counterfeiting for over 20 years and is currently Global Brand Protection Lead at Procter & Gamble. She is not only Chair of ACG, she is also co-Chair of the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT). Congratulations Shelley.
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.
Membership with the ACG is the best way to work with government and enforcement bodies to protect your brand. Our Roadshows and training days help you reach out to police, trading standards and border force officers and tell them about your genuine products.