Training on Intellectual Property Rights enforcement laws with Chandigarh Police, November 14th, 2019
United IPR organized training on Intellectual Property Rights enforcement laws on 14th
November 2019 for the Chandigarh Police, the first of its kind for officers in the Union
territory of Chandigarh.
The Training was presided over by Mrs. Sita Devi, Deputy Superintendent of Police,
Chandigarh and by Mr. Harminder Singh, Inspector, Training, Chandigarh Police and was
attended by 46 Police Officers of the ranks of Deputy Superintendents of Police, Inspectors
as well as Sub- Inspectors across various jurisdictions in the Union Territory of Chandigarh.
The course curriculum of training targeted on sensitization of various IPR laws through
interactive sessions of discussion on the practice and procedure to be followed by Police
while conducting search and seizure actions under the Trademarks Act, 1999 as also under
Copyright Act, 1957. In addition to encompassing the underlying statutory provisions and
important concepts, the focus centered around relevant notifications, case laws and other legal
principles dealing with both Civil and Criminal Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
and product identification techniques of various participating brands, across a wide spectrum
of the industry including cosmetics, footwear, eyewear, pharmaceuticals, electronics, fashion &
lifestyle and other FMCG sectors.
The Police Officers participated in enthusiastically and shared constructive feedback on the
training by highlighting the significance of sharing best practices and hands-on experience in
their anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy drives.