Law Enforcement Training Curriculum

 Free for Law Enforcement

The IIPCIC programme of study for law enforcement consists of 5 online curriculums, an IIPCIC certificate endorsed by INTERPOL is available to download after successful completion of each curriculum. All law enforcement IP crime investigators including police officers, customs or appropriate regulatory body representatives can take the IIPCIC training without charge.


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Industry Modules for Law Enforcement


In keeping with our mission to develop, coordinate and administer training programs to support international efforts to prevent, detect, investigate and prosecute transnational organized IP crime, IIPCIC has created an international centralized training repository of educational materials that will strengthen capabilities of law enforcement to combat IP crime. These courses provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work with rights holders to identify and remove counterfeit products from the stream of commerce. A certificate of completion is available for students to download and print after successfully completing each of the modules.

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Modules Included

For the full list of available modules, login to your IIPCIC account.
(law enforcement only).

  • Identifying and Combating Counterfeit Components in the Automotive Industry
  • Audio Visual Internet Piracy
  • Identifying & Addressing Counterfeit Bordeaux Wines
  • Levi’s Brand Product Identification Guide
  • Identifying Schneider Electric APC Counterfeit Products
  • Understanding & Addressing the Illicit Tobacco Trade
  • UL Anti-Counterfeiting Operations Law Enforcement Training
  • Understanding and Addressing the Illicit Trade of Medical Products

Certificate

On successful completion of each module, students are eligible to download an IIPCIC Certificate endorsed by INTERPOL certifying they have successfully completed the rights holders course. The certificate courses, recognized by INTERPOL, provide IP crime professionals with evidence of specialist awareness and learning on the subject of working with rights holders to identify and remove counterfeit products from the stream of commerce.

 Course Samples



Bordeaux Wine

This module, built in co-operation with the International IP Crime Investigators College (IIPCIC) and the Bordeaux Wine Council, provides and overview of Bordeaux Wine counterfeiting for customs officers and other law enforcement personel.


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Audio Visual Internet Piracy

This 2 module course is designed to help law enforcement investigators define the characteristics of audiovisual internet piracy (AVIP), learn some important best practices associated with investigating AV internet piracy, recognise the different types of evidence that can be gathered, and know how to reach out for assistance from the AV industry to support ongoing investigations and potential prosecutions.


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Understanding and Addressing the Illicit Trade of Medical Products

This course was sponsored by the International Institute of Research Against Counterfeit Medicines (IRACM) to help law enforcement investigators define substandard and falsified medical products, discuss the scope and scale of this illicit trade, and gain an insight into the tragic impact on individuals and society.


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Identifying Schneider Electric APC Counterfeit Products

This training module was designed to help customs officers and other law enforcement personnel recognize Schneider Electric APC-branded products, identify counterfeit products from this brand holder, and contact Schneider Electric for assistance when inspecting a product that may be counterfeit.


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Understanding and Addressing the Illicit Tobacco Trade

This training module was designed to help law enforcement investigators gain a greater understanding of illicit trade in tobacco products, some specific vocabulary to better understand this type of crime, and the international implications and consequences of this global phenomenon.


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