This training is intended for LAW
ENFORCEMENT personnel: those who are directly attached to or work in support of
a law enforcement agency. Please register using your agency-issued
This course introduces the problem of
intellectual property theft and provides tools, techniques, and resources for
investigating and prosecuting these crimes. A combination of lecture,
discussion, and interactive exercises illustrates the potential dangers and
economic repercussions of counterfeit products, as well as best practices and
techniques for investigating IP theft. Students are provided with relevant
statutes, sample organizational documents for IP investigations, and additional
resources for investigators and prosecutors.
This course is presented in collaboration with the National Association of
Attorneys General (NAAG).
Awareness. Types of IP crimes. The
criminals who commit these crimes. Impacts and dangers.
Investigation. Online and traditional
techniques. Working with brand experts and the private sector. Large amounts
of evidence. Resources.
Statutes. Prosecutorial theories.
Hands-on experience. Work with "real"
counterfeit products. Identify fakes with expert
All classes are subject to
cancellation up to 45 days before the start of class if the minimum class
registration threshold is not met.