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Protect your Intellectual Property Rights Against Infringements

21 January 2021

An AFA (Application For Action) allows IP rights holders to protect their rights from suspecting infringement. Trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents can all be protected. Doing so will allow Border Force to detain goods that are suspected to be infringing. The Anti-Counterfeiting Group urges those to protect their IP rights as soon as possible by applying for an AFA.

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Counterfeiters have lowest morals and no conscience

21 January 2021

The pandemic has given rise to massive increases in COVID-19 related counterfeiting. Since counterfeiters have the lowest morals and conscience and are committed to taking advantage of anyone, in any situation, it won't surprise you to read that they're selling and making profit from counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines.

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SOCIAL MEDIA: Operation CAROL keeps shoppers and businesses safe from counterfeits this Christmas

25 November 2020

Operation CAROL has worked with Facebook and Instagram to report content of potentially counterfeit products for removal and to protect the interests of consumers and legitimate business who are struggling to survive in these difficult times.

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The ACG Awards for Excellence in Anti-Counterfeiting Enforcement

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.

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ACG Online Symposium 18 November 10am - 12noon

06 November 2020

Join ACG for its Online Symposium on 18 November 10:00am. Its full of amazing speakers and topics of real interest. You won't want to miss it.

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Online sales of counterfeit products likely to soar

30 October 2020

Read ACG's Director General, Phil Lewis's blog for his views on how criminals will exploit this opportunity and put consumers at risk.

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Dealing with Counterfeits Online

16 October 2020

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) combines the knowledge and expertise of its members through working groups to achieve specific goals. The Online Counterfeiting Working Group (OWG) is one of three active working groups and focuses on discussing online enforcement and the activities which affects the interests of ACG members.

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ACG Border Force training reaches nearly 500 officers

20 July 2020

By the end of this series of seven Border Force Officer training events, 49 ACG member brands will have spoken directly to Border Force Officers. At each event, seven different ACG brand members have provided updates and shared information to help officers detain counterfeit goods entering the country.

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Huge spike in fake ads

13 July 2020

SHOPPERS are being warned about fake clothes being sold via Facebook posts after a huge surge counterfeit items which are bought online. Last year, 31 per cent of shoppers unintentionally bought fake products online - up from 24 per cent in 2018, according to research by the ACG.

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Amazon and Valentino File Trademark Lawsuit Over Counterfeit Shoes

25 June 2020

If you recently came across an enticing pair of Valentino shoes on Amazon and thought the price was too good to be true, you may have been right. Last Thursday, luxury fashion brand Valentino and retail giant Amazon together sued a third-party online retailer for selling counterfeit shoes.

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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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Join now!

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.

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