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Launch of the Keith Williams Scholarship Fund for Law Enforcement Professionals

24 May 2023

Get ready to take your law enforcement skills to the next level with the exciting launch of the Keith Williams Scholarship Fund. This unique scholarship offers the opportunity to complete the Certificate in Intellectual Property Crime and Illicit Trade (CIPCIT), a distance learning course that provides unparalleled access to the latest research and expertise in global IP crime and illicit trade.

What's more, the course provides academic credits at a first-year undergraduate level, opening doors to degree programs and career advancement. The scholarship is named after former Underwriters Laboratories (UL) president and CEO, Mr Keith Williams, in honor of his immense work in developing and launching the international IP Crime Conference and the IP Crime College, among other anti-counterfeiting initiatives focused on public safety.

If you're from law enforcement and passionate about working towards a safer, more secure and sustainable world, then this scholarship is for you. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to reduce the threats associated with IP crime and its inherent harms, which impact public health, safety, and the environment. There are a limited number of scholarship positions being made available and all submissions will be considered by a selection committee.  Nominations for the first course starting September ‘23 will be closed on 31st July. So please follow this link to find out more about the scholarship and how to nominate potential candidates here



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ACG represents more than 3,000 brands affected by this influx of fakes into the UK and delivers an international network of information, advice and contacts on all aspects of IP protection. Working with Government and law enforcement agencies since 1980, ACG is focused on providing an effective and sustained response to counterfeiting.

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