A comprehensive training program designed to teach the skills and knowledge professionals need to be efficient, proactive and strategic in brand protection. Designed from direct experience and feedback from the top protection professionals from around the world, the A-CAPP Center employs an evidence based approach for its certificate that provides core concepts and competencies needed to become a brand protection professional who is better prepared to face the legal, business, strategic and security challenges of your industry.
IS IT FOR?
All levels and types of brand protection professionals
IS IT OFFERED?
Courses are offered 100% online, are self-paced, and do not expire
LONG DOES IT TAKE?
Each self-paced course takes 3-5 hours to complete
MANY COURSES ARE THERE?
There are 17 courses that you can customize the mix you take them in
Course Pillars and Descriptions
PRODUCT COUNTERFEITING OVERVIEW ACAPP001-ACAPP003
Intellectual Property Violations Defined ACAPP001
Classify and describe primary intellectual property protections and their respective definitions, relating specifically to US federal law
Identify intellectual property infringement
Explain the impact of counterfeit goods on industry, society, and consumers
Culture of Product Counterfeiting ACAPP002
Identify how socio-economic conditions affect the production and consumption of counterfeit goods
Describe the risk-reward structure of product counterfeiting
Examine factors driving production and consumption of counterfeit goods
Describe how counterfeiting organizations operate their businesses
Key Organizations and Resources for Brand Protection ACAPP003
Describe the differences between regulatory, industry, academic and professional law enforcement organizations
Distinguish the roles and responsibilities of law enforcement organizations and areas of specialty
Identify valuable resources for brand protection within a modern organization
ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES AGAINST COUNTERFEITERS ACAPP004-ACAPP006
Legal Aspects of Global Counterfeiting ACAPP004
Discuss the legal basis for identifying the violation of product counterfeiting
Explore how to protect your brand against counterfeiting through the use of trademark rights
Combat counterfeiting through the effective use of enforcement strategies
Partnerships for Brand Protection: Law Enforcement and Custom Agencies ACAPP005
Understand the jurisdictional differences of law enforcement agencies and the laws they enforce
Build an effective network of law enforcement partners
How to educate and train law enforcement about your brand and products
*There is no expiration date to complete the course once enrolled. Individuals will receive a certificate of completion for each course that is successfully completed. To be successful, participants must receive a 70% or better on the end of course assessment. Participants who fail to achieve 70% or better may retake the course upon request for a $100 fee. Once all 17 courses have been successfully completed, participants will receive their Certificate in Anti-Counterfeiting and Brand Protection. Refunds will not be issued after enrollment.