29 - 31 January 2018
The Marker San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

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Agenda

Join us at the 20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit this January 29-31 to gain insight on the fight against counterfeitering, network with a variety of professionals within the field, engage in several collaborative sessions and more! Download the Agenda to get a glimpse into which speakers, workshops and sessions to expect at this year's Summit. 

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Elisha Lawrence, Assistant Vice President, Global Anti-Piracy & Content Potection, ABS-CBN International
  • Angelo Mazza, President, IACC Foundation & Partner, IP Counsel, Gibney Anthony & Flaherty, LLP
  • Jason Calhoun, Project Manager at National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance, National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance – NCFTA
  • Chris Gibbins, Brand Protection Leader, Speck Products
  • Kevin Scott, Manager, Global Beauty & Grooming Business Development, Proctor & Gamble 

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Presentations

Brand Protection as Consumer Protection

Martin H. Nguyen, General Counsel, Action Sports, discusses the follwing topics in this past presentation; Comparing certified authentic product to non-certified counterfeits, obstacles and consumer objections to making the correct choices and possible interventions.

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Taking the Fight Against Fakes to the Internet

Ed Haddad, Vice President of Intellectual Property at New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc., discusses the differences between physical and internet goods that are counterfeit in this presentation from the September Anti-Counterfeiting event.

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Alex and Ani's Intelligence Led Approach to Winning the Fight Against Counterfeiters on Social Media

Simon Baggs, CEO of Incopro, presented a case study regarding Alex and Ani's approach to winning the fight against counterfeiters on social media. Take a look at the successful strategies they have implemented on their array of social media platforms.

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Measuring the ROI of Your Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Program

Jason Calhoun, Former Project Manager for National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance, Robert William Erb, President, CEO and General Counsel of Schutt Sports and Chris Gibbins, Director of Global Brand Protection at Speck Products discussed how to measure the ROI of your ACBP Program. The presentation includes choosing which tools, metrics and tracking systems to use when measuring ROI and more!

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E-Commerce Piracy Fulfillment Center Warehouse Investigations

Take a look at this IQPC Panel Discussion Panel Discussion lead by Michelle Brownlee, Trademark Counsel at Bose, Kristin Chapman, Associate General Counsel/Lead Counsel at Cree, Inc., Chris Gibbins, Director of Global Brand Protection at Speck Products, and Christopher B. Johnson, Partner at Johnson & Pham LLP. This presentation provides insight on how Chinese counterfeiters use local US warehouses to sell on eBay. Learn how these warehouses operate and how to litigate against them successfully.

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Interviews

Counter-Counterfeiters Part 2: Speakers Weigh In on Global Counterfeiting

In the final installment of this exclusive two-part interview, Elisha Lawrence, AVP, Global Anti-Piracy & Content Security, ABS-CBN International, and Yunze Lian, Partner at Hylands Law Firm, continue the discussion, touching on global anti-counterfeiting strategies, counterfeiters' exponential ingenuity, and give tips on combating the gray market.

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Counter-Counterfeiters Part 1: Speakers Weigh In on Global Counterfeiting

In Part One of this exclusive two-part interview, Elisha Lawrence, AVP, Global Anti-Piracy & Content Security, ABS-CBN International, and Yunze Lian, Partner at Hylands Law Firm, discuss the intersection between piracy and counterfeiting and trans-national counterfeiting initiatives.

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Best Practices for Protecting a Brand in China

Jason Yao, Senior Partner, Wan Hui Da Law Firm, China discusses;

  • The best practices for protecting a brand in China Different approaches that would be taken for different targets for efficient resource allocation
  • The current counterfeit goods ecosystem in China - both for brands trying to sell and procure/manufacture goods from China
  • What a bigger challenge for brands is China- trademark infringements or manufacturing of counterfeits
  • Key challenges to pursuing an anti-counterfeiting and brand protection strategy in China
  • Success stories he has had when pursuing action against counterfeiter

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Infographics

Anatomy of Brand Protector

Are you a brand owner?  Here is a profile of whom you should hire.  Are you a brand protector?  Look sharp!  You're under the microscope.  Are you a counterfeiter?  This is who is coming after you. Be afraid.

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Nipped in the Bud: The Largest Counterfeit Seizures Worldwide

Global counterfeiting is on the rise... but so are anti-counterfeiting efforts. This infographic details some of the most high-profile counterfeit goods seizures in recent years, and weighs them against the staggering global scope of the issue - the battles yet to be fought. 

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Global Counterfeiting Seizures Heat Map

Get ahead of the industry and download the Global Counterfeiting Seizures Heat Map. In this infographic, you will find which regions around the world pose the biggest threat to your brand.

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Fast Track Your Attendance

Justify Your Trip

Interested in attending this year's summit, but having trouble convincing your supervisor?  Download the "Convince Your Boss Letter" for additional help.  

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Past Attendees Snapshot

Curious about who attended the last summit? We have you covered. From companies to job titles, here's a glance at some of the industry experts represented at last year's summit - many of whom you're likely to run into on the show floor this year.

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2018 Registration Form

Fill out the registration form and send it to enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com to secure your spot at the 20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit. Don't miss out!

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Whitepapers

How to Protect Yourself from Online Counterfeiting

Changing habits that have taken us from brick-and-mortar retailing to online shopping have affected the anti-counterfeiting protections we have in place, and it has become harder than ever before to protect your brand online. Read more to find out what strategies you can adopt today. If you prefer to receive a copy via email contact me at Carolyn.Gombos@iqpc.com

How to Combat the eBay Fufillment Warehouse

Christopher Johnson is Partner at Johnson & Pham, LLP., discusses exactly what the eBay Fulfillment Warehouse (“EFW”) phenomenon is, and how it can be combatted. He also expands on the counterfeit ecosystem in the US, and how has it has evolved over time, and how to help stop foreign based counterfeiters from using local US warehouses to distribute counterfeit.

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Shed Light on the Shadow Supply Chain

Retail crime and product diversion have achieved nearly full penetration into the marketplace, due in no small part to the Internet. In advance of the Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit we look at what contributes to this ubiquity, and the innovative ways you can turn the Internet—and the consumer—against the grey market.

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Video

20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Speaker Interviews

20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection thought leaders Ryan Powers, Director, Risk Mitigation, Compliance & Brand Protection at JUUL Labs, Inc. and Chris Gibbins, Director of Global Brand Protection at Speck Products provide insight on: 

  • The main issues with dealing across international lines
  • What it will take to overhaul the fight against global counterfeiters
  • Strategies for combating the gray market

Video

20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Speaker Interviews

20th Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection thought leaders Ryan Powers, Director, Risk Mitigation, Compliance & Brand Protection at JUUL Labs, Inc. and Chris Gibbins, Director of Global Brand Protection at Speck Products provide insight on: 

  • The main issues with dealing across international lines
  • What it will take to overhaul the fight against global counterfeiters
  • Strategies for combating the gray market