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Blog Post: “Georgia’s IP Law Enforcement Advances with Statewide Task Force”

Blog Post: “Georgia’s IP Law Enforcement Advances with Statewide Task Force”

Morrow Police Chief Jeff Baker (left) and Captain James Callaway, City of Morrow Police Department, Georgia.

Last week, Morrow Police Chief Jeff Baker and I had the opportunity to represent Georgia’s top law enforcement in our nation’s capitol. We met with Congressional representatives as well as federal law enforcement agencies to discuss the need for a statewide task force in Georgia—where the problem of IP theft has grown exponentially over the last several years. Our meetings in D.C. allowed us the opportunity to explore ways that this task force could collaborate with federal law enforcement, as well as obtain federal funding as appropriated by last year’s PRO-IP Act for state and local efforts such as this. Read more….