On October 17-18, 2014, Canon U.S.A. had a display booth at the National Trademark Expo in Alexandria, Virginia, hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). At the Canon booth, we demonstrated the evolution of the Canon brand logo, discussed the importance of brand promotion and protection, and educated on the potential dangers of using counterfeit "Canon" products. To learn more, please visit http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/notices/tmexpo.jsp
On May 1, 2014, Canon U.S.A. and the NYC College of Technology (City Tech) hosted a panel event about the dangers of counterfeits with experts from Canon, City Tech, Underwriters Laboratories, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and a Consumer Affairs Specialist. Watch highlights from the event.
On April 23, 2014, Canon U.S.A. received the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center's 2014 IP Champions Award for the Company's "Anti-Counterfeit Consumer Awareness Campaign" that highlights the dangers of counterfeit electronic goods. The campaign was recognized for the positive impact intellectual property has on the innovative process and its role in safeguarding the marketplace for consumers.
Photo by Ian Wagreich / © U.S. Chamber of Commerce