Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2017, $399,995)
This program is authorized by the BJA Economic/High-Tech (Pub. L. No. 115-31, 131 Stat 135, 204), which authorizes the Department of Justice to provide funding to support state and local intellectual property enforcement efforts. The Intellectual Property Enforcement Program is designed to provide national support and improve the capacity of state, local, and tribal criminal justice systems to address intellectual property criminal enforcement, including prosecution, prevention, training, and technical assistance. Awards will be made by BJA to support law enforcement agencies in coordinating the goals, objectives, and activities of their intellectual property enforcement task forces in close collaboration with the relevant state, local, tribal, and federal agencies, to include local U.S. Attorneys Offices.
The grantee will use funds to achieve the goals, objectives, and activities of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Program. CA/CF