IPR Training with Kochi Customs on 18th January 2018
The government, through its facilitation and enforcement machinery, has a major role in sensitizing awareness on IPR laws and curb the instances of counterfeiting across the borders, which can be accomplished only through an effective public-private partnership. Customs play a pivotal role in the contemporary enforcement of IP Rights, as they are at the forefront of the border protection and are responsible for preventing the influx of counterfeits in the country.
With a view to stimulate the continuous interaction between the industry and the government and to provide an interface for businesses to resolve their issues pertaining to Intellectual Property Rights, United IPR organized training with Kochi Customs on 18th January, 2018, which was attended by approximately 40 field formation officers and presided over by the Learned Assistant Commissioner of Customs (Special Intelligence and Investigation Branch), Mr. Ranabir Bose. The training focused on the relevant theories, notifications, case laws and other legal aspects pertaining to IPR (Imported Goods) Enforcement Rules, 2007 and product identification techniques of various participating brands including L’Oreal, Bvlgari, Apple & Beats, Nike, Coty, Nivea, Procter & Gamble, Stihl, Burberry, Lacoste, Gant, L Brands, Tom Ford, LVMH (Tag Heuer, Hublot & Zenith), Monster Energy, Lee, Wrangler, Polo Ralph Lauren, Dita And Vans.