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How innovation provides solutions for global challenges

24 April 2020

IPO's CEO, Tim Moss launches a blog for World IP Day about how innovation provides solutions for global challenges

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ACG celebrate World IP Day on Sunday

22 April 2020

Every year on April 26, ACG joins international partners to celebrate World Intellectual Property (IP) Day. The aim has always been to help build understanding about the role and value that IP brings in encouraging and fostering innovation and creativity, to benefit citizens and businesses across the world.

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Now is not the time to relax brand protection

10 April 2020

With news of scams relating to the COVID-19 pandemic emerging on an almost daily basis, it is imperative that companies maintain and even step up efforts to secure their brands. While business may be struggling to contend with the coronavirus emergency they more than ever need their brand protection workforces to help protect consumers and their company’s vital asset.

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ACG launch its Annual Report

08 April 2020

Criminal counterfeiters are in manufacturing overdrive and as we publish the ACG Annual Report 2019 Director General for the Anti-Counterfeiting Group calls on business to be ready to meet the challenge..

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Online fraudsters exploit COVID-19 fears

02 April 2020

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) and the Transnational Alliance to Combat Illicit Trade (TRACIT), are urging consumers to take seriously the risks presented by the growing numbers of fake and ineffective cleaning solutions, anti-bacterial wipes, surgical masks and medicines being sold during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Numbers of counterfeit drugs, antibiotics and painkillers on the market soar

24 March 2020

Over 4 billion Euros worth of counterfeit drugs are sold across the world it has been reported in a recent study by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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Manchester police raids seize counterfeits worth £7.5million

12 March 2020

Manchester police raids seize counterfeit bags and clothes 'worth £7.5m'

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ACG meet with IPO Intel Hub and enforcement strategist

10 March 2020

The Director General of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) last Friday, met with the Head of the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Intelligence Hub and the person responsible for developing the IPO’s new enforcement strategy.

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ACG present to MBA students at Southampton University

03 March 2020

The ACG gave a presentation on Counterfeiting; it’s global scope, scale and impact to MBA students at Southampton University yesterday.

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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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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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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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