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23 - 25 January, 2017
The Marker San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Media Center

Presentations

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.

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.

Risk, Risk Response & Risky Behavior

The key risks brands face in today's marketplace and their impacts, identifying strategies to mitigate against risk and knowing when enough is enough are the topics covered in this past presentation by Anna-Marie Norman, Head of Commercial Policing & Brand Protection at BSkyB.

How Lexmark Curtailed Counterfeiting and Diversion by Creating a More Intelligent Supply Chain

Is your company contemplating the best strategies to reduce the threat of counterfeiting? Learn about how Lexmark halted these threats with serialization, authentication, and a track and trace strategy through its partnership with Verify Brand! 

Infographics

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. For more information, please fill out the form below or email us at enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com to receive a copy via email.

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.

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.

A US Manufacturing Company's Foray into the Dark World of Chinese Counterfeiting

In this podcast interview, hear about a US Manufacturing Company’s Induction into the dark world of Chinese Counterfeiting. Brett Hansen, Corporate Intellectual Property Counsel at Hypertherm, Inc. joins Legal IQ to talk about their experience of dealing with counterfeiters in China. He explains some of the legal and enforcement systems companies can avail themselves of, and the investigation techniques they used to catch the offenders.

Pharma Counterfeiting: A $75 Billion Problem

Peggy Chaudhry is one of the leading experts on pharmaceutical anti-counterfeiting and gray markets. An economist, Professor of International Business at Villanova, and author of “Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights,” Peggy is at the forefront of this costly and dangerous problem.

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.

Fast Track Your Attendance

IQPC ID: Where the IP Innovators Meet

Did you know attendees reported a 82% satisfaction rate with past events? Read on to find out more about the precedent we've set with the Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Summit in the past.

Past Attendee SnapShot

Curious about this year’s summit? What better way to find out what is in store for you than to check out the people and companies represented at last year’s forum!  

The 18th Annual Anti Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Forum will take place on January 23-25 in San Francisco!



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.  

18th AntiCounterfeiting and Brand Protection Registration Form

Want to Fast Track your Anti-counterfeiting and Brand Protection Registration? It's easy - Download this form, fill it out and send it to enquiryiqpc@iqpc.com

2017 Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection Attendee Snapshot

Get a better understanding of the experts and industry professionals who are set to join us at this year's event, including Director of Product Security, Assistant Vice President, Global Anti-Piracy & Content Protection,Business Development, and more

Whitepapers

Health & Safety Risks from Counterfeits in the Supply Chain

This paper by Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe.org) provides practical guidance for improving management systems among suppliers and business partners to minimize risks associated with counterfeits.

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.

Video

IP PI: Ken Gamble and Fighting Counterfeiters in the Field

Past speaker Ken Gamble, Executive Chairman at Internet Fraud Watchdog, discusses his work enforcing IP rights in 3rd world countries, gives advice on effective relationships with local police, and goes into what brand owners need to keep in mind when looking to protect their brand.

Video Interview: Lou Ederer on Counterfeiting & Trademark Law

Lou Ederer, Partner and Head of the IP Department New York at Arnold & Porter, and past speaker at our summit, shares his insights and personal experiences relating to counterfeiters' use of the internet, details of trademark law within the fashion industry, and how companies can prevent breaches in their operations, in this in-depth video interview.

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Brand Protection in the Digital Age

Marc Payne, Owner of M Consulting, discusses a multi-disciplinary approach to brand protection in the digital age in this exclusive video interview. He explains how to identify, prioritize and score the biggest threats. 

New Products & Struggles on the Counterfeit Frontier

Motorola Mobility is constantly evolving and updating its products, which makes it all the more easy for counterfeiters to create fakes. In this interview, Bill Anderson, Senior Counsel, IP, Motorola Mobility, shares how he and his team investigate the potential new opportunities created by the advent of new products and technologies.

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A Multidisciplinary Approach: Fighting Counterfeiters on the Digital Landscape

As a retailer, New Balance is an easy counterfeit target. In this interview, Daniel McKinnon, General Counsel, IP, New Balance, discusses the brand's strategy for preventing, tracking and prosecuting counterfeiters. He also delves into what recourse the company has against Chinese companies who open knockoff retail stores, and more in this exclusive video interview.

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eBay's Best Defense Against Counterfeiters

In one of the most popular sessions at the Anti-Counterfeiting Summit, Michelle Fang, Associate General Counsel at eBay, explained the arsenal of tools right’s owners have to take down infringers. They can go after domain registries, file anonymous claims and utilize take down notifications, among other things.

Sponsorship Information

18th Anti-Counterfeiting Brand Protection Sponsorship Prospectus

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18th ACBP Summit Attendee Snapshot

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