Angelo counsels clients in developing brand protection and enforcement strategies, and works extensively with law enforcement on intellectual property-related crimes. He has trained over 60,000 law enforcement officials including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Angelo is at the forefront of anti-counterfeiting issues, an issue impacting every brand, and has an awareness of global industry trends. He develops an understanding of his clients’ business goals, and creates comprehensive solutions to address current anti-counterfeiting issues and prepare them for future challenges.
He has developed a niche focus on internet matters and manages the firm’s Internet Enforcement Program, working with associates, brand protection specialists and researchers to monitor counterfeit activity including online marketplaces and sites, social media platforms and other emerging technologies. He also handles UDRP proceedings and traditional domain name disputes.
Angelo interacts regularly with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and actively participates in U.S. Chamber of Commerce efforts to implement policy changes and best practices.
For over 25 years, Angelo has provided training sessions for law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels through the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACCC) and its foundation. As the current Director of U.S. Training, he is the driving force behind the IACC’s educational materials to assist law enforcement in fighting intellectual property crimes.