Upcoming Events


A Brand’s New World, Part 2

December 7-9, 2020

The A-CAPP Center host its December 2020 series and will include executive education sessions on December 10. The conference will build off of our July conference with discussions among brand protection and anti-counterfeiting practitioners and researchers around issues in brand protection looking into the future. A-CAPP Center Student Fall 2020 Interns will also be highlighted over the three day period.


Past Events


Shopping Safe and Smart Online: A Chat With MSU Experts on Fake Products

November 23, 2020

12-1 P.M. EST

The A-CAPP Center is excited to host a special Black Friday online shopping webinar.

  • Discover easy practices for purchasing genuine products online
  • Explore specific industries that are impacted by counterfeits like toys, prescription drugs, and MSU gear
  • Engage with the MSU team and alum who are working to keep consumers and companies safe


AASA Aftermarket IP Forum

November 19-20, 2020

The A-CAPP Center is partnering with the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association for their 2020 Aftermarket IP Forum on Nov. 19-20. This 2-day event will feature presentations on everything IP including a session moderated by Jay Kennedy and featuring A-CAPP partners that will discuss the next steps in anti-counterfeiting and e-commerce


Counterfeiting Conversations – Jay Kennedy

November 11, 2020

11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. EST

A-CAPP Center’s Jay Kennedy and the MSU School of Criminal Justice will host an “Ask Me Anything” style webinar for undergraduate and graduate students to focus on the important issues of counterfeiting and counterfeit items during the holiday season. RSVP to the Zoom session by emailing JJ Thomas at thoma981@msu.edu.


RedPoints Webinar – Jay Kennedy

October 27, 2020

With more consumers transitioning to online shopping due to fears of COVID-19 and the closure of physical retailers, brand owners, e-commerce platforms and consumers need to prepare to bring their A-game this Black Friday. A-CAPP Center’s Jay Kennedy spoke at a Red Points webinar and shared some tips on how to be successful online.


A Brand’s New World, Part 1

July 20-22, 2020

Our July 2020 series was held July 20-22 and included discussions among brand protection and anti-counterfeiting practitioners and researchers around issues in brand protection post-pandemic, looking into the future. Recordings now available to view!