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Dedicated City of London Police PIPCU disrupts £719 million worth of IP crime

The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) – a specialist national police unit dedicated to protecting the legitimate UK industries that produce hard goods and digital content from Intellectual Property (IP) crime – has ensured tha...
Posted On 30 Jan 2019
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Operation Creative prevents “millions of pounds” ending up in hands of criminals

A groundbreaking police operation run by the City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) that disrupts illegal websites providing pirated access to films, TV, books, music and games has seen major success. Research shows that, in the last 12 months,...
Posted On 19 Jun 2017
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Law enforcement and Premier League clubs unite for ‘Football Against Fakes’ Conference

Enforcement officials and representatives from Premier League clubs joined forces to highlight the issue of counterfeiting within the football industry at the ‘Football Against Fakes’ Conference, which ran on Thursday 23 September at the Emirates Stadium. Officers...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
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New PIPCU-MPA partnership set to strengthen fight against online digital piracy

The City of London Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has welcomed the Music Publishers Association (MPA) as its seventh partner to join Operation Creative, the initiative designed to disrupt and prevent websites from providing unauthorised access to copyrighted...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016