19 November 2020
Today, saw Trading Standards individuals, teams and departments alongside divisions in the police and customs come together to share their thanks and appreciation to all those who have dedicated their personal and professional lives to tackling IP Crime.
The Anti-Counterfeiting Group Awards for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement showcases the individuals and teams who are helping to tackle the fight against fakes. Every year The ACG recognise those within local authorities who have gone above and beyond to raise awareness within the industry and to combat the problem.
Phil Lewis, Director General of The ACG, who hosted the virtual award ceremony alongside Graham Mogg, The ACG Intelligence Coordinator who shows his gratitude to those who joined in on the ceremony and the winners, “ACG Awards are one of the most important ways for our members to show that our enforcement colleagues, and their organisations, are both appreciated and celebrated and to thank them for their success support, and collaboration in fighting IP crime. It is our way of not only recognising their expertise and outstanding achievements in the field, for the past year, but it also allows us properly recognise people’s lifetime commitment and achievements”.
The ACG would like to thank everyone who nominated those that they thought deserved to be recognised for their achievements and to Proctor and Gamble for sponsoring the awards.
A huge congratulations and thanks go out to all those who have worked tirelessly and won their awards for their dedication, enthusiasm and achievements throughout the year.
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.