BPG participated last 11st,12nd and13th of February in the Seminar "Practices and Strategies in Combating Piracy. The Comparative Experience: São Paulo X EUA. The event aimed at the exchange of experiences between authorities of both countries and representatives of brands, focused on combating the sale of counterfeit products.
Major chains, online retailers and the National Secretariat of the Consumer met to discuss changes in responsibility for the sale of counterfeit or illegal items by marketplaces.
The government is beginning to harden the rules that guide the activity of “marketplaces” in the country, sites that sell items from virtual vendors. Large chains, online retailers and the National Consumer Secretariat (Senacon), associated to the Ministry of Justice (MJ), met to discuss changes in the understanding of responsibility for the sale of counterfeit or illegal items by marketplaces.
"It is the start of the debate, the first step is thinking about consumer safety, and the second step will be to address the broader responsibility of marketplaces for their sales in general," said Luciano Benetti Timm, National Consumer Secretary at MJ. This sector grows in Brazil 60% per year and is a new focus of complaints in state Procons.
After almost a year of negotiations to create a memorandum of understanding, th...
The government wants to inhibit the sale of counterfeit products over the Internet in Brazil seeking to avoid risks to the health and safety of consumers.
This new decision was taken with companies from a technical note prepared by the Coordination of Safe and Health Consumption, which takes into account the prohibition on the sale of illegal or counterfeti products by the Federal Constitution, the Consumer Protection Code and the Civil Framework of the Internet.
Also according to the document, e-commerce platforms cannot be exempt from the responsibility of the sales...
A meeting to discuss strategies for combating cross-border crime, such as smuggling, counterfeiting and traffic, brought together around 180 representatives from different agencies and public security from around the country on December 17-18.
BPG participated with an institutional presentation as well as exhibiting products from associated companies.
The National Council to Combat Piracy - CNCP holds the last meeting of the year in honor of the authorities that stood out in 2019 in the fight against smuggling and piracy in the country.
The tribute was made by Minister Sérgio Moro and an award was delivered to each of the detached authorities. The Executive Secretary of the City of São Paulo, Dr. Fábio Lepique, the Delegate of the DEIC-SP, Dr. Wagner Carrasco, the Delegate of the Delegacy to Combat Criminal Organizations (DRACO) of Belo Horizonte, Dr. Marcus Vinicius LeiteVieira, the Dis trict Attorney, Dr. Richard Gantus Encinas, the São Paulo Corporate Court Judge, Dr. Luiz Felipe Bedendi, the Director of DIREP-SP, Dr. Alan Towersey, among others, were honored.
The Brand Protection Group - BPG participated in the ceremony represented by Luiz Claudio Garé, Wellington Oliveira and Daniel Monferrari. Throughout the ceremony were displayed the banners of the campaign "The Fakes Come Out Farther" held in Brazil by BPG in partnership with...
Last November 26th, BPG held, in the auditorium of the University of Paraná, in partnership with SINCLAPOL - Union of Civil Police Classes of the State of Paraná, a training on how to identify brands counterfeiting.
More than 150 agents from different agencies attended the event.
BPG signed an MOU with UNIFAB – Union de Fabricants, for cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights protection, awareness, education and related trainings. Founded in France in 1872, UNIFAB is the largest European association for the protection of intellectual property, with over 200 member companies from all branches of business.
Last September 10, the International Seminar - Integrated Action to Combat Counterfeiting, organized by the Brand Protection Group - BPG, was held, with the participation of the Embassies of Great Britain, France, the United States and Japan. The event had the institutional support and participation of the National Council to Combat Piracy - CNCP, the Coordination of Repression of the Federal Revenue of Brazil and the Directorate of the Federal Highway Police and was attended by distinguished speakers from different institutions of the Federal Government and other countries. , listed below: .CNCP / MJ, COREP / SRF, DIREP-SP / SRF, PRF / MJ, SEOPI / MJ; GSI / Presidency of the Republic; World Customs Organization - WCO and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) of Panama; The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit - PIPCU - City of London; British Intellectual Property Office - UK IPO; Intellectual Property Rights of the British Embassy in Brazil; Embassy of Japan Council in...
Yesterday BPG participated in the relaunch of the Parliamentary Front in Defense of Intellectual Property and Against Counterfeiting.
The ceremony took place at Chamber of Deputies in Brasília and BPG had the opportunity to emphasize the importance of approving the 333/99 project that increases penalties for those who commit crimes related to intellectual property.
Last August 27th BPG participated in the ceremony of destroying 40 tons of counterfeit material that took place in Police City, in Rio de Janeiro, with the presence of Governor Wilson Witzel. The event was organized by Dr. Maurício Demétrio, Chief Delegate of the Police Station for the Suppression of Crimes against Intellectual Property - DRCPIM-RJ, as a mark of the beginning of the law recently sanctioned by the Governor, which determines the destruction of counterfeit products seized by the Police within 60 days.
BPG attended last Wednesday the regular meeting of CNCP, at which a Protocol of Intent between the Ministry of Citizenship and the Ministry of Justice and Security was signed, by Ministers Osmar Terra and Sérgio Moro, to reinforce measures to combat piracy and crimes against intellectual property.tual.
On July 17, 2019, BPG participated in an ordinary meeting at CECOP headquarters in Santa Catarina. A cooperation agreement to combat piracy was signed by both associoations.
CECOP has the main state and federal authorities as members, such as Civil Police, Military Police, Federal Police, Customs, Federal Police Highway, State Revenue, Urban Security Secretariat and some associations from the private body, representing different sectors of the economy, including Trade and Industry Confederations of Santa Catarina.
The Council's main project for this year is to carry out educational campaigns.
In the Federal Chamber was re-launched to the Parliamentary Front to Combat Smuggling and Counterfeiting with the reappointment of Deputy Efraim Moraes Filho in the presidency.
Edson Vismona, president of the FNCP and ETCO, says that this initiative of the parliament renews an important commitment that has already made important laws, moving forward against crime and the illegal market
The event was attended by 120 representatives of public entities such as Federal Revenue, Federal Police, Federal Highway Police and counted on the presence of Brazil Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Sérgio Moro.