Judging commission of the National Piracy Combat Prize installed


ETCO is the project manager who, in 2013, had 20 entries

The third edition of the National Piracy Combat Prize (PNCP) had, on October 23, its judging commission officially installed during a meeting at the National Secretariat for Judicial Reform of the Ministry of Justice (SRJ / MJ), in Brasília (DF) . ETCO is the project manager, created by the National Council to Combat Piracy and Intellectual Property Offenses (CNCP).

Competitors include universities, unions, chambers of commerce, customs agencies and even police stations. In total, 20 projects were entered between September 9th and October 15th, double the number of works entered in the last edition of the award. The judging commission is now tasked with choosing the best candidates in three areas: economic, repressive and preventive / educational.

The PNCP jury is formed by the Minister of the Superior Court of Justice Sidnei Beneti; by Senator Vanessa Grazziotin; by the President of the Chamber of Deputies' Committee to Combat Piracy, Guilherme Campos; by former Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Luiz Fernando Furlan and by the Attorney General of the Federal District and Territories, Eunice Pereira Amorim Carvalhido, President of the College of Attorneys General.

On December 3, National Day to Combat Piracy, the result of the award will be announced at a ceremony in Brasília.

PNCP is part of the guidelines of the III National Plan to Combat Piracy, which was launched in May and is valid from 2013 to 2016. The initiative aims to identify, recognize and reward public and private entities that stand out in the fight against piracy and other crimes against intellectual property.

The CNCP was created in 2004 and has in its composition government agencies and civil society entities represented by sectors affected by piracy in the country. CNCP is a government entity composed of representatives of public and private power, a pioneer initiative in the world in what the protection of intellectual property.