“Welcome to the City of London Police IP Crime Directory. By registering with the Directory, you will not only be enhancing the protection of your brands but also supporting law enforcement in the global fight against IP crime and the organised crime groups that often control them. Indeed, the IP Crime Directory should not be viewed as only having relevance to the problem of IP infringement, but that it is also be useful to support law enforcement to make contact with your product experts (acting as a nominated law enforcement single point of contact, or SPOC) in addressing other areas of criminality. Such as, the hijacking of lorries/goods in transit, forensic enquiries, organised theft, items recovered during raids and vehicle checks etc.”
Registration for IP owners is straightforward. The information required is:
- Details of the IP rights to be featured in the directory.
- Contact details for your product expert(s).
- Brand logo.
- PDF of your brand protection guide (where appropriate).
Note – any information placed on the website will only be accessible by the law enforcement community.