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Anti-counterfeiting committee

Description

The Anti-Counterfeiting Committee has a broad agenda which includes the analysis and discussion of legislation and practical enforcement techniques in relation with the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, mainly at European Union level, the sharing of experience amongst EU and non-EU Committee members for the establishment of best practises on the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, support and lobbying for the adoption of the most effective legal anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures in the framework of the E.U, through meetings with various authorities and the submission of Position Papers and a follow up on the proposals on anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy legislation by the E.U. Commission and other competent authorities and submission of comments and suggestions. The work of the Committee includes the cooperation with other international organisations, representation and promotion of ECTA’s visibility at International Forums in the field of anti-counterfeiting. and a brief up-to-date review (tour de table – orally and in writing) of national anti-counterfeiting developments during ECTA meetings.

Mission statement

The Mission of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee is to make an effective, substantial and enduring contribution to the pan-European and international efforts to combat counterfeiting and piracy by the sharing of professional experience and best practices. The Committee prepares proposals and submissions for the promotion of the most adequate legislation and practical enforcement techniques and practices on the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, mainly at European Union level, and the promotion of anti-counterfeiting awareness in a broader legal, economic, social and political environment.

Members

CHAIR:

Cohen, Joe - United Kingdom

VICE-CHAIR:

Vrins, Olivier - Belgium

SECRETARY:

Decker, Marianne - Luxemburg

 

MEMBERS 2016-2019:

Agarwal, Shishir - Mauritius

Bikoff, James - USA

Cagirgan, Riza Ferhan - Turkey

Casalonga, Caroline - France

Chartrand, Michel - Canada

Conidi, Valeria - Italy

Cox, Paul - UK

Cruz, Nuno - Portugal

Dalton, Anneka - UK

Daniel-Shores, Robert - Brazil

Daudpota, Faisal - UAE

De Meersman, Roland - Belgium

Durand Grahammer, Juan Carlos - Peru

Fernández, Wilfrido  - Paraguay

Ferrante, Michele - China

Frisch, Crina-Nicoleta - Romania

Fulajtár, Dr. Zsófia - Hungary

Gommers, Carina - Belgium

Gonzalez Rossi, Diego - Mexico

Grucelski, Tomasz - Poland

Guell, Jordi - Spain

Hadad, Xavier - Mexico 

Harding, Sylvie - France

Janezic, Aleksandra - Slovenia

Jørgensen, Frank - Denmark

Kolwas, Andrzej - Switzerland

Kretschmar, Paul - Germany

Leber, Ursula - Austria

Liu, Jeffrey - China

Loew, Jessica - Germany

Maillefer, Christophe -  Switzerland

Manuilenko,  Olena - Croatia

McGovern, Patricia - Ireland

Mioludo, João Paulo - Portugal

Mottet Haugaard, Annick - Belgium

Naia, Alessandra - Italy

Narayanan,  Anoop -  India

Ng, Kenneth - China

Nowak, Laurent - France

O'Conor,  Santiago - Argentina

Pechan, Lambert - Germany

Pittaluga,  Martin - Uruguay

Probst, Philippe - Switzerland

Rodríguez Domínguez, Fernando - Spain

Sansone, Luigi - Malta

Schneider, Marius - Belgium and Mauritius

Schwab,  Florian - Germany

Sirakova, Olga - Bulgaria

Sparring, Sara - Sweden

Stukalova, Vera - Russia

Torres, Eugenio - Puerto Rico

Traplova, Jana - Czech Republic

van den Broek, Gie - Netherlands

Vasilescu, Raluca - Romania