Training and Awareness
Anti-Counterfeiting Devices (5:50). NBC Learn Science "Science of Innovation-Anti Counterfeiting Devices" discusses the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection and the science behind their research with the College of Engineering. "Science of Innovation" is an 11-part series produced by NBC in collaboration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The following videos were produced by A-CAPP in conjunction with the Michigan State Police with support from the U.S Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. We encourage individuals and organizations to view and use the videos to raise awareness about product counterfeiting.
Overview to Product Counterfeiting (10:44). Experts from academia, industry, law enforcement and government agencies provide a brief overview of product counterfeiting. The experts discuss what counterfeiting is, what can be counterfeited, characteristics of counterfeiters, the dangers of counterfeiting and how to combat counterfeiting, including what the general public can do.
The following are continued discussions from the video "Overview to Product Counterfeiting" by specific topic. These short video snippets are designed to be more easily incorporated into various training/awareness initiatives.
Types of Fraud (2:24). Discussion of the types of counterfeiters and counterfeit products.
Industry Actions (1:31). Discussion of the anti-counterfeit strategy in industry.
Agency Actions (1:48). Discussion of the anti-counterfeit strategy in agencies.
Call to Action (1:38). Discussion of the resources available to combat product counterfeiting.
Understanding the Roles of International Organized Crime and Terrorist Groups in Product Counterfeiting (1:59).
by Jeremy Wilson, Ph.D., featured on C-SPAN during the US Intellectual Property Rights Center (ICE/CBP) conference on Intellectual Property Theft and International Organized Crime, June 30, 2010