ABOUT THE IPR CENTER®
The IPR CENTER® is a Web-based platform which provides public education, media and content links and training to the general public, the academic community and journalists through its open access pages. It offers brand holders a convenient forum to educate its customers and constituents concerning the dangers and consequences of purchasing counterfeit products.
Through the secured, encrypted proprietary sections of the Website, IP Database, which can only be accessed by vetted law enforcement and brand holders subscribers. The IPR CENTER® can provide confidential Web-based training and access to resources to law enforcement anywhere in the world 24/7 in real time. This facilitates the seizure of counterfeit goods and other enforcement activities and interactions between brand holders and law enforcement internationally across time zones.
IPR CENTER® can be accessed from a variety of devices including tablets and smartphones. It can also be utilized for authentication as an eReader or to upload photos of suspect products, shipping labels and documents.
IPR CENTER® can be used to identify counterfeit activity by consumers in the marketplace, sales people, business partners, informants, law enforcement, and even other counterfeiters seeking to gain advantage over counterfeit competitors.
ABOUT PICA CORPORATION
PICA Corporation started in brand protection in 1982. It pioneered an integrated approach to brand protection on four continents designing and managing global programs and brand protection for clients such as Limited Brands, Polo Ralph Lauren, Oakley, DKNY, Michael Kors, Gucci, Hewlett-Packard, Samsung, Johnson & Johnson, ConMed, Navistar, Novartis, Hershey, Kraft, Philip Morris International, Stolichnaya, Bacardi, and Dish Network.
PICA offers a full range of brand protection services including supply chain and distribution channel management, product diversion and sell-off management, loss prevention, unfair competition, intellectual property theft investigations and risk management. PICA takes a value-based approach through business partnership to increase client market share and deliver a measurable ROI.