2019 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference

22 & 23 October - Cape Town, South Africa

21 October - Welcome Reception and IIPCIC Pre-conference Workshop

Fighting IP Crime through Innovation and Cooperation


This year’s Conference is co-hosted by INTERPOL and the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, South African Police Service, in partnership with (UL) Underwriters Laboratories and the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC). The conference is will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 22 to 23 October 2019.


This is our 13th annual Conference and the event will feature a series of plenary and panel sessions as well as a number of workshops. The agenda will allocate time for one-to-one networking sessions where delegates can discuss operational matters, build working partnerships and connect with representatives from law enforcement agencies and other organizations.

The Conference has developed into a great educational and networking tool for public and private sector organizations. It provides rights holders with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet and network with front-line operational law enforcement officers from a large number of countries representing a diverse cross-section of police, customs, prosecution and regulatory agencies.

The event hashtag is #IPCrimeConference – join the conversation.

We look forward to seeing you in Cape Town!


Pe-conference Workshop Awards Nomination

The registration is now open!


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Cape Town harbour
online investigations workshop

IIPCIC Pre-conference Workshop

Cryptocurrency; An Introduction to the Future of the Criminal Mind

Monday October 21st at the Cape Town IP Crime Conference

(Complimentary for delegates, up to 80 spots)

The evolution and use of digital assets is continuing to gain popularity while also posing a significant threat to global organizations and individuals. Cryptocurrency is one such asset that is attracting the attention of criminal organizations. The IP Crime College (IIPCIC) is proud to deliver its newest workshop: " An Introduction to the Future of the Criminal Mind", on October 21st at the Cape Town IP Crime Conference.


This four-hour instructor-led training event, will provide the attendee with an introduction to this innovative new world and focus on understanding the world of digital assets, how to protect them and how to investigate crimes related to them. This workshop will be offered free of charge to conference delegates.

Please register via the conference registration website. Space is limited to 80 participants so register now!


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Historical IP Crime Conferences

Learn more about our previous International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conferences or watch our 2018 Dubai, United Arab Emirates video.