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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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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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ACG part of new European Alliance Group

30 January 2020

ACG is now part of the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Network’s European Alliance Group, which includes anti-counterfeiting associations from across the EU, including: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland.

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ACG support Camden High Street raids

18 December 2019

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) supported Camden Trading Standards, the Metropolitan Police and Immigration Service in raid action on Tuesday in the fight against counterfeit goods.

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ACG train Gatwick Border Force to identify counterfeit goods

17 December 2019

The Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) has been supporting Border Force at Gatwick by providing training on how to identify counterfeit goods.

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ACG Roadshow attracts more than 180 attendees

05 December 2019

ACG is a huge supporter of the brands and today it hosted an Intellectual Property (IP) Roadshow in London. More than 186 attendees traveled to the Hilton Olympia hotel to enjoy informative IP related presentations and brands’ exhibition.

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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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