Capacity Building Programme for Police Officers on Prevention of Counterfeiting, Smuggling and Piracy (Mysore)
Karnataka Police Academy, Mysore -June 17, 2019
‘‘Karnataka Police Academy has been committed to this cause for a long time and it is on their agenda to train the officers on such crimes. The effects of crimes such as counterfeiting and smuggling have a gestation period and only grows with time, hence severe and deterrent actions needs to be taken against such criminal activities’’, said Mr. Vipul Kumar, IPS, Director, Karnataka Police Academy chief guest at the capacity building programme organised by FICCI CASCADE on Prevention of Counterfeiting, Smuggling and Piracy at Karnataka Police Academy, Mysore on June 17, 2019. FICCI CASCADE has been sensitizing enforcement officers on the issue of counterfeiting and smuggling and equipping them to understand and take requisite actions against such crimes.
Prof. Jagadish AT, Assistant Professor, JSS Law College, Mysuru, Mr. Timothy K. Browning, Attorney- Advisor, US Patents and Trademarks Office, Washington, Mr. Prashanth S Shivadass, Advocate, Shivadass and Shivadass Law Chambers, Mr. Milind Palany, Senior Manager, Global Brand Protection, India & South Asia, Johnson and Johnson, Mr. Madhuresh Singh, Head-Legal, Puma and Ms. Divya Srikanth, Assistant Legal Manager, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. joined Mr. Kumar in deliberating their concerns on illicit trade and finding ways to mitigate the growing challenges of counterfeiting and smuggling. This capacity building programme sensitized the police officers on the importance of continued awareness and seriousness of the impact of counterfeited and smuggled goods. More than 80 officers participated in the training programme.