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Eaton Collaborates With Enforcement Agencies at International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference to Combat Counterfeiting of Electrical Products
Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 02:28:22 PM
 

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DUBLIN -- October 15, 2013 -- Power management company Eaton today announced it will lead and participate in sessions designed to encourage collaboration to combat counterfeiting at the 2013 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property (IP) Crime Conference in Dublin, Ireland at the Croke Park Stadium from Oct. 15-17, 2013.

Sessions include an operational workshop on effective IP enforcement for health and safety

presented by Kevin Harris, trading standards and policy manager, Eaton, and chairman of British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers Association's (BEAMA) anti-counterfeiting working group.

The seventh annual conference, co-hosted by INTERPOL and the An Garda Siochana in partnership with Underwriters Laboratories (UL), is themed "Borderless Enforcement - Empowering Those Who Combat Transnational Organized Crime Through Training."

Developed to bring together police, customs, private sector IP crime investigators, brand holders, and prosecutors and regulatory agencies at the operational level, the crime conference allows delegates to share and develop cutting-edge strategies for defeating intellectual property crime at the international level.

"Combating counterfeiting is everyone's responsibility and will take the collaboration of manufacturers, distributors, resellers, government agencies, industry organizations and customers alike," said Harris. "The IP Crime conference attracts some of the world's leading industry leaders and law enforcement experts, facilitating collaboration across key players to discuss best practices, new ideas and to enhance the focus of combating counterfeiting."

The conference workshops are designed to engage and challenge all delegates to work together in sharing and developing cutting-edge strategies for defeating intellectual property crime at the international level.

 
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