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13/01/2020

Anti Counterfeiting Collaboration - Nigeria

ACC

Events 2019 overview

The Anti-counterfeiting Collaboration Nigeria conducted training for Customs Officers at the Customs Training College Ikeja, Lagos: 17th and 18th October, 2019; Port Harcourt: 21st October, 2019 and Kano; 24th October, 2019. 

The participants/facilitators for the program were:

  • PUMA
  • DOLBY
  • HUGO BOSS
  • PFIZER
  • BIESDORF
  • UnReal
  • HP
  • UNILEVER
  • GSK
  • Reckitt Benckiser etc 

All participants spoke extensively on what anti-counterfeiting entails, its effects and most importantly how to identify counterfeit items both at first sight or/and through its contents. 

Also, we had a cocktail in partnership with the INTA ANTICOUNTERFEITING COMMITTEE which served as grounds to discuss general IP issues and create awareness and educate the public on issues concerning intellectual property. Members in attendance included: 

  • AELEX
  • PZ
  • BEIESDORF
  • DANONE
  • NOVARTIS
  • SPA AJIBADE & Co
  • PFIZER
  • BANWO & IGHODALO
  • ALUKO & OYEBODE
  • UNILEVER amongst others.

 We also had support from NAFDAC and Minister of Trade and Industry.