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1 The Anti-Counterfeiting Network Ronald Brohm Managing Director

2 brief history More than 25 years experience in fighting counterfeiting Headquarters are based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands + 85 offices and partners worldwide

3 what we do Global outreach 240 Members What we do - Assist members from customs recordals, notifications, and on-line enforcement to, test purchase, C&D, physical seizure, storage, destruction, court cases, damages - Hundreds of training courses with Police / Customs - Pioneering testcases IPR Business Partnership - Strategic meetings members, lobbying activities

4 mission/ethos To remain the most cost effective and efficient anti counterfeiting organization Not for profit ethos (we aim to make 3-8% profit p.a.) Maintain our reputation for practicality Supervisory Council and Management Board keeps us on track/ relevant

5 organization

6 locations offices & partners 85 countries covered by the React network LATIN AMERICA ARGENTINA BOLIVIA BRAZIL CHILE COLOMBIA COSTA RICA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ECUADOR EL SALVADOR GUATEMALA HONDURAS MEXICO NICARAGUA PARAGUAY PERU PANAMA URUGUAY VENEZUELA BALKAN ALBANIA BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA CROATIA KOSOVO MACEDONIA MONTENEGRO SERBIA AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST BAHRAIN ISRAEL JORDAN KUWEIT MOROCCO OMAN QATAR SAUDI ARABIA SOUTH AFRICA TUNISIA TURKEY UAE REACT HQ AMSTERDAM EURASIA BELARUS KAZACHSTAN RUSSIA UKRAINE ASIA PACIFIC AUSTRALIA CHINA INDIA INDONESIA JAPAN KOREA LAOS MALAYSIA NEW ZEALAND SRI LANKA TAIWAN THAILAND PHILIPPINES VIETNAM EUROPE AUSTRIA BELGIUM BULGARIA CYPRUS CZECH REPUBLIC DENMARK ESTONIA FINLAND FRANCE GERMANY GREECE HUNGARY IRELAND ITALY LATVIA LITHUANIA LUXEMBOURG MALTA MOLDOVA NETHERLANDS NORWAY PANAMA POLAND PORTUGAL ROMANIA SLOVAKIA SLOVENIA SPAIN SWEDEN SPAIN SWEDEN UK

7 member benefits Unmatched low and fixed costs Consistency, reliable One stop - Pick and choose model - Global coverage - Local support - Central reporting and invoicing High reputation with national and international authorities

8 figures cases worldwide Seized goods believed to be infringing 71,374 Closed down auction sites, websites Removed social media & apps Conducted 150+ training seminars & workshops Cases per year

9 customs enforcement Handling all seizure cases Communication, sampling, and storage, recycling or destruction Global Customs enforcement program Europe, Balkan, Eurasia, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Turkey Low cost & efficient per case

10 customs cooperation Is maintained daily through our regional and national offices Training sessions Application for action (AFA) Storage and destruction

11 identification procedure React unit receives images of the goods Sends these to member Confirmation to proceed and React takes necessary steps to detain (and destroy) fakes Infringer Authorities React React Member

12 training seminars 150+ seminars organized worldwide Strategic locations List of upcoming seminars

13 global trends Increase in online infringement Customs cases still important Police involvement and cases increasing Many more cases (postal and express) but smaller quantities Through social media direct advertisement; products shipped directly

14 online enforcement Advertisements, domain names, webshops, B2B platforms, social media, apps Identify power sellers / clusters Force compliance of ISPs and registrars

15 online enforcement Specialised monitoring teams in Macedonia and China Experts in online data analyses in Ireland Regional online specialists: India, Vietnam, Korea, latin America, Russia Local support where ever needed to secure cooperation from ISP s, make testbuys, follow up cases

16 online enforcement Potential targets local legal follow up Online Investigation to local enforcement Tailor-made programmes for our members

17 market monitoring Inspections and investigations of factories, wholesales, markets, shops and stands Portugal Warehouse in Germany

18 police raids Smuggling operation in Istanbul, Turkey by Police and React Turkey January Samsung Galaxy S6 Phones

19 member portal Case overview and reporting Membership and Services info Register for seminars Customs Applications Access to the React WebCrawler

20 Objectives 2017 Geographical coverage: Russia; enhance global analyses program in Ireland Set up activities in Africa: develop network of partners; awareness training and training law enforcement Quality initiatives: Enhance global online expertise via training and analysis capability More focus on social media; strengthen office in Macedonia Brand Enforcement Management training initiative Better outreach to regions beyond Europe; IPRBP regional effort

21 The Anti-Counterfeiting Network REACT HEADQUARTERS AMSTERDAM CONTACT:

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