Industry Update on Anti-Counterfeiting:  What Toy Companies Need to Know


This webinar provided participants with a deeper understanding of complex anti-counterfeiting laws; the government’s role in combating counterfeiting; and suggested measures and tools to protect individual brands.

An intellectual property protection expert from the law firm Venable LLP addressed the current and emerging issues related to the global problem of counterfeit toys.

Target Audience:

All toy industry stakeholders, recommended for those who work with intellectual property rights, anti-counterfeiting, and brand protection.

More Information:

This pre-recorded presentation will provide an overview of:  

  • Legal Framework: A brief overview of U.S. anti-counterfeiting laws 

  • Border Measures: What do the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the International Trade Commission (ITC) do to stop the flow of counterfeit goods? 

  • Latest Issues: The rise of illicit rogue websites selling counterfeit goods 

  • Prevention: What companies can do to protect their brands

Attendees of the live webinar have been approved for Continuing Legal Education Credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.0  hours, of which 1.0 hours applies to general credit, and by the State Bar of New York in the amount of 1.0 credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hours can be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement.  Venable certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California and State Bar of New York, which govern minimum continuing legal education. Venable is a State Bar of California and State Bar of New York approved MCLE provider. This program is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys.

Presented by:

Justin E. Pierce, Partner at Venable LLP

Mr. Pierce’s practice covers a wide range of intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, trademarks and brand protection, anti-counterfeiting, copyrights, design rights, trade secrets, licensing, rights of publicity, domain name and social media disputes, and international government affairs work relating to intellectual property matters.  Mr. Pierce also has significant experience in the application of intellectual property analytics and the development of intellectual property strategy.

Webinar Access:

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Additional Handouts:

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