ACG members make the products we use every day. Protection for their investment and creativity supports UK growth and safeguards consumers. Get real - say no to fakes!

Welcome

ACG represents the voice of business in shaping an effective deterrent to counterfeiting in the UK. We help to steer effective policy, promote evidenced based actions, empower multi-agency partnerships and strengthen international collaboration. ACG's members are under constant attack from the counterfeiting of their genuine products. We have been working since 1980 to raise awareness of this serious organised crime. The trade in fakes has never been more prolific, mainly because of the exponential rise in counterfeiting activities on the internet in recent years. It is now a global epidemic, posing major threats to consumers and national economies, and funding other crimes such as drugs, guns and people smuggling. Interpol has also reported evidence of links to terrorist organisations, in the Middle East and elsewhere.

News

The brands work with Police IP Crime Unit

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Fake Free Newport – protecting customers and businesses

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EUR 83 billion and 790 000 jobs lost every year across the EU due to counterfeiting and piracy

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Bargain hunters urged not to back crime gangs by buying counterfeit goods

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Events

Alliance for Intellectual Property Events

30/12/2016 - 31/12/2016

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Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) Events

30/12/2016 - 31/12/2016

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European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA) Events

30/12/2016 - 31/12/2016

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International Trade Mark Association (INTA) Event

30/12/2016 - 31/12/2016

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International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) Events

30/12/2016 - 31/12/2016

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