ESFI to kick off anti-counterfeiting webinar series this week

Blog Post created by laurenbackstrom Employee on Oct 27, 2014


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Electrical Safety Foundation International
(ESFI) is hosting the first in a new webinar series, on Wednesday the 29th at 11:00am ET. The free webinar titled “Counterfeiting: Understanding Your Risk and Liability,” will delve into recent trends in counterfeiting as well as the legal responses aimed at addressing the issue. Citing specific court cases and seizures, panelists will describe the ongoing fight against counterfeit goods and the new technologies, practices, and collaborations that are helping to thwart these dangerous products. 


The live event will kick off ESFI’s “Zero Tolerance for Counterfeits” webinar series that that will feature industry experts discussing various topics related to counterfeit electrical products.  Each webinar will be broadcasted live and the public is encouraged to submit questions to the speaker panel before and during the event.

 Speakers participating in the first webinar include:

DeeJay Smith - Brand Protection Group Manager, Proctor and Gamble – North America, Latin America, Asia, who will discuss recent trends and evolving threats to the legitimate supply channel

Clark Silcox – General Counsel, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA),who will review recent cases involving counterfeit products and discuss legal trends in accountability for counterfeits

[Register for this free webinar now |]. Questions can be submitted in real time during the discussion, or can be sent to [ |] in advance.  Participants are also encouraged to join the Twitter conversation during the event using the hashtag #ESFIAntiCounterfeiting.