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.
On 20 May 2019, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Brand Protection Group Brazil (BPG) to bolster cooperation in the fight against counterfeiting and piracy in Brazil.
Signed on behalf of ICC’s Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy initiative (BASCAP), the MoU serves as a guiding framework for cooperation between both parties to develop and implement programmes that will strengthen enforcement of anti-counterfeit laws and measures and raise public awareness of the related harmful impact. The objective of the MOU is to foster increased collaboration in the fight against counterfeiters that will benefit Brazil’s consumers as well as international and local brand owners.
The MoU allows for BASCAP and BPG to support regional IP initiatives, programmes and workshops, including developing capacity building for stronger enforcement of related laws, promoting research to evaluate the scope and scale of the counter...
BPG held on March 19 the Seminar on How to Recognize Counterfeiting and Customs Seizure. The event had practical interactions on how to identify counterfeit products of associated brands, as well as discussions between specialists and representatives of the Federal Revenue Service.
Shopping 25 de Março was closed after operation against counterfeiting.
Metropolitan Civil Guards suported the judicial decision after the request of a group of companies. The mall administration says the closure is disproportionate.
Shopping 25 de Março, in São Paulo downtown, was closed after a operation against counterfeiting on Thursday morning (14). The action was suported by the Metropolitan Civil Guard (GCM).
A group of 10 companies and brands filled, by the end of last year, the seizure of counterfeti products at the mall. The court granted the injunction authorizing the seizures and determining the immediate interdiction of the boxes that sell counterfeit products.
After the lawsuit, the City Hall canceled a 2017 agreement that kept the shopping center opened. The document was designed to combat smuggling and counterfeiting, which was not evident this morning.
In a statement, the mall administration says it considers the measure disproportionate. It added tha...