AV Internet Piracy Course is Now Available in Spanish


We are pleased to announce that our Audio Visual Internet Piracy course is now available in Spanish.

This 2 module course is part of our Industry Modules for Law Enforcement curriculum and is designed to help law enforcement investigators identify and address audiovisual piracy in all its forms. A certificate of completion is available for you to download and print after successfully completing the course.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this course without charge.



Bordeaux Wine course is Now Available in Mandarin


We are pleased to announce that our Bordeaux Wines course - Identifying and Addressing Counterfeit Bordeaux Wines - is now available in Mandarin.

The purpose of this course is to provide customs officers and other law enforcement personnel with the information needed to identify counterfeit Bordeaux Wines. This course is part of our Industry Modules for Law Enforcement curriculum and a certificate of completion is available to download after successfully completing the course.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives are entitled to take this training without charge.



IIPCIC Courses Now Available in Portuguese


We are pleased to announce that the 14 IIPCIC core curriculum for law enforcement is now available in Portuguese.

We have received many requests over the past few years from both the public and private sectors asking that the training be available in in this critically important language of global commerce and we are pleased that we are finally able to provide this to our students. The Portuguese courses are also available for viewing on computers, laptops and iPads to provide you with the mobility you need.

All students will now be able to select the Portuguese courses from the list of available languages and proceed to take their training in Portuguese. If you would like to access to the Portuguese curriculum, please send your request via email to content@iipcic.org.



231 Chinese Law Enforcement Officers Certified


Shanghai Police College, China – November 2016

Police instructors from the Shanghai Police College in China presented IIPCIC certificates to a group of 231 police students after they successfully graduated from the “IIPCIC Core Curriculum”. This is the second time that such a ceremony was held at the Shanghai Police College.

Since IIPCIC’s core curriculum was made available in Mandarin, some 705 officers from Chinese law enforcement have enrolled and nearly 300 officers have been certified. IIPCIC’s Advanced Course on Investigating Online Counterfeiting and Piracy is now also available in Mandarin.



Module 3 of our Customs Course is Now Live


We are pleased to announce the launch of module 3 “The International Supply Chain and IPR” from our new online training series for Customs officers.

Developed with logistical support from the World Customs Organization (WCO), this module as well as subsequent modules in the series, aims to provide Customs officers from around the world with the knowledge they need to confidently approach the detection and interdiction of illicit goods crossing international borders.

This module is currently available in English.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this module without charge.



Advanced Level Course is Now Available in Mandarin


We are pleased to announce that our Advanced Level Course - Investigating Online Counterfeiting and Piracy - is now available in Mandarin.

This 8 module course is part of our IIPCIC Curriculum and examines investigating online piracy and counterfeiting in detail to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully lead and manage online criminal investigations.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this course without charge after successfully completing the pre-requisite 14 core introductory and intermediate level modules.

You can find more information about this exciting course release at: onlineInvestigationsCN.php



Bordeaux Wine – New Course Launch


We are pleased to announce the release of a new Course - Identifying and Addressing Counterfeit Bordeaux Wines.

Counterfeit wine is big business and with hundreds of millions of bottles of Bordeaux wines exported around the world each year, your work identifying counterfeit wines products is critical and just might save a life.

The purpose of this course is to provide customs officers and other law enforcement personnel with the information needed to identify counterfeit Bordeaux Wines. This course is part of our Industry Modules for Law Enforcement curriculum and a certificate of completion is available to download after successfully completing the course.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives are entitled to take this training without charge.



Schneider Electric – New Course Launch


We are pleased to announce the release of a new Schneider Electric course:

Schneider Electric Circuit Breakers – Identifying Counterfeits (Typically sold and used outside of North America)

Schneider Electric Square D Circuit Breakers – Identifying Counterfeits (Primarily sold and used in North America and Latin America)

Counterfeit circuit breakers pose a serious risk of electrical fires and electrocution, your work in preventing them from entering the stream of commerce can save lives. Schneider Electric is one of the world’s leading suppliers of circuit breakers offering the broadest array of products in the industry. The purpose of this course is to provide law enforcement with the information needed to identify potentially counterfeit circuit breakers.

This course is part of our Industry Modules for Law Enforcement curriculum. A certificate of completion is available to download after successfully completing the course.



First 2 Modules of our Customs Course is Live


We are pleased to announce the launch of the first two modules from our new online training series for Customs officers in English and Mandarin.

Developed with logistical support from the World Customs Organization (WCO), the two modules: “The Importance of Intellectual Property Rights” and “A Brief History and Overview of IP and IPR” as well as subsequent modules in the series, aim to provide Customs officers from around the world with the knowledge they need to confidently approach the detection and interdiction of illicit goods crossing international borders.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives are entitled to take this training without charge.



Advanced Level Course is Now Available in Spanish


We are pleased to announce that our Advanced Level Course - Investigating Online Counterfeiting and Piracy is now available in Spanish.

This 8 module course is part of our IIPCIC Curriculum and examines investigating online piracy and counterfeiting in detail to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully lead and manage online criminal investigations.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this course without charge after successfully completing the pre-requisite 14 core introductory and intermediate level modules.

You can find more information about this exciting course release at: onlineInvestigationsES.php



IIPCIC Shanghai Certificate Ceremony



Shanghai Police College - October 2015


The Shanghai Police College organized an official certificate presentation ceremony for its first graduating class of 44 students who completed the International IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) curriculum. This marks the first official IIPCIC certification ceremony for a law enforcement group in China.

 



Audiovisual Internet Piracy Course Launch


We are pleased to announce the release of a new Course - Audio Visual Internet Piracy.

This 2 module course is part of our Industry Modules for Law Enforcement curriculum and is designed to help law enforcement investigators identify and address audiovisual piracy in all its forms. A certificate of completion is available for you to download and print after successfully completing the course.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this course without charge. This course is currently available in English.



IIPCIC Core Curriculum Certificate


Official IIPCIC Certificates now in electronic format!

We are pleased to announce that effective October 5th, 2015 you will be able to download and print your Official IIPCIC Certificate “The Investigation of Transnational and Organized Intellectual Property (IP) Crime” immediately after completing the 14 core introductory and intermediate level modules. After this date, IIPCIC will no longer provide paper copies of certificates.

You will be able to access your electronic certificate by logging into your account at https://college.iipcic.org/:

  1. Click the Orange menu on the top right corner of the page
  2. Choose Transcript
  3. Choose the certificate you wish to download and print

Good luck with your training!



Advanced Course Launch


We are pleased to announce the release of a new Advanced Level Course - Investigating Online Counterfeiting and Piracy.

This 8 module course is part of our IIPCIC Curriculum and examines investigating online piracy and counterfeiting in detail to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to successfully lead and manage online criminal investigations.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives will automatically be enrolled in this course without charge after successfully completing the pre-requisite 14 core introductory and intermediate level modules.

This course is currently available in English, other languages will be available in the new year.

You can find more information about this exciting new course at: onlineInvestigationsEN.php




Levi's Product Identification Course Launch


We are pleased to announce the release of a new Course - Levi's Product Identification Guide

This course has been developed for global law enforcement personnel and is available in English, Spanish, French and Mandarin.

All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives are entitled to take this training without charge.

A certificate of completion is available for you to download and print after successfully completing the course.



Turning Learning Into Action


Using IIPCIC as a tool in fighting transnational organized IP crime.

A case study of Windhoek, Namibia by Detective Chief Inspector R. Sandema, Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Asset Forfeiture Sub-Division, Namibia Police Force.

‘Were you able to use something you learned from IIPCIC to achieve a concrete, positive result?’


Operation ETOSHA - targeting illicit trade.

Operation Etosha in Namibia resulted in the seizure of 200,000 illicit or counterfeit items.


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UL Featured in Distribution and Supply


Underwriters Laboratories is featured in Distribution and Supply - Spring 2015 issue.

Counterfeit electrical products are not a new phenomenon but, with few statistics available, just how significant is the issue?

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Online Global Customs Curriculum


IIPCIC develops the first online Global Customs curriculum for Customs Officials, Law Enforcement and Brands

The IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC), which is a joint effort between UL and INTERPOL, held a meeting to develop the first online global customs curriculum for the International IP Crime Investigators College. The team was generously hosted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) at their headquarters in Brussels.

This esteemed pool of subject matter experts was comprised of customs organizations from Hong Kong, Panama, Nigeria, Mexico and the US, as well as representatives from the semiconductor industry, Proctor and Gamble and the Motion Picture Association.

The outcome of this successful and productive meeting delivered 9 courses designed to address and educate on anti-counterfeiting for Customs officers, law enforcement, rights holders and brands.



Arabic Courses Now iPad Ready


We are pleased to announce that the Arabic version of the 14 IIPCIC core modules are now iPad compatible!

For the best possible experience with these courses on the iPad, please follow these guidelines:

  1. You may find that buttons, scrolling, and animations are slower to respond on the iPad. Be patient!
    • Make sure you have a strong Internet connection!
    • Going through the course beginning-to-end without repeating sections or jumping around within the course will give you a better user experience.
  1. Please verify that you are using the latest version of Apple’s Mobile Operating System (iOS 7 or later).
  1. In most windows, you can use the two-finger swipe method to scroll up and down.


Chile Police Academy Graduates


Paris, France – The International IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) is celebrating the certification of some 300 Chile Police Academy trainees and instructors for successfully completing the 14 online core modules of this training tool.

The certification ceremony, held on 5 November 2014, included presentations highlighting INTERPOL Trafficking in Illicit Goods and Counterfeiting capacity building and operational activities to chart the course for combating future transnational organized IP crime.

The International IP Crime Investigators College is available at no cost for all law enforcement and currently has some 6000 users worldwide. The 14 core modules composed of 7 introductory and 7 intermediate modules are available in Arabic, English, French, Spanish and Mandarin.



IIPCIC Courses Now Available in Mandarin



We are pleased to announce that the 14 IIPCIC core curriculum for law enforcement is now available in Mandarin.

We have received many requests over the past few years from both the public and private sectors asking that the training be available in in this critically important language of global commerce and we are pleased that we are finally able to provide this to our students. The Mandarin courses are also available for viewing on computers, laptops and iPads to provide you with the mobility you need.

All students will now be able to select the Mandarin courses from the list of available languages and proceed to take their training in Mandarin. If you would like to access to the Mandarin curriculum, please send your request via email to content@iipcic.org.



Curriculum Update


We are pleased to announce that we have updated the English, Spanish, and French courses in the IIPCIC curriculum!

What can you expect from this update?

iPad Ready!
The courses can now be viewed on an iPad.

For the best possible experience with these courses on the iPad, please follow these guidelines:

  1. You may find that buttons, scrolling, and animations are slower to respond on the iPad. Be patient!
    • Make sure you have a strong Internet connection!
    • Going through the course beginning-to-end without repeating sections or jumping around within the course will give you a better user experience.
  1. Please verify that you are using the latest version of Apple’s Mobile Operating System (iOS 7 or later).
  1. In most windows, you can use the two-finger swipe method to scroll up and down.

Better Performance!
When viewed on a computer, we have increased the speed of the IIPCIC courses for a better user experience and to accommodate learners with slower bandwidth connections.

New Look and Feel!
You’ll notice that the IIPCIC courses have a new look-and-feel to modernize the courses and make them fit on mobile devices like the iPad.

(Note that the Arabic-language IIPCIC courses are currently scheduled to receive this same upgrade by end-of-year.)



Press Releases



Schneider Electric Launches First Brand-Centric Counterfeiting Course for International IP Crime Investigators College

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Schneider Electric lança curso para Interpol

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