July 2023

Richard Nelson at the International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference


Richard Nelson will be speaking at the 2023 International Law Enforcement Intellectual Property Crime Conference, co-hosted by INTERPOL and the Norwegian Police Service in partnership with UL Standards & Engagement in Oslo, Norway, this September. Richard Nelson is a distinguished Intellectual Property Lawyer and specializes in  fraud enforcement, with a focus on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. With extensive jury trial experience in federal and state courts, he has successfully tried 32 cases to verdict. Mr. Nelson represents corporate clients in governmental investigations, individuals charged with white-collar crimes, and handles litigation and arbitration involving contract disputes, fraud claims, and unfair business practices. His notable expertise lies in conducting internal investigations for corporations, identifying fraud and other crimes, and collaborating with law enforcement and prosecutors for investigations, prosecutions, and restitution. Formerly an Assistant U.S. Attorney, he garnered significant trial experience, arguing appeals before the D.C. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Nelson states, “I have been a part of this conference for over fifteen years, and it routinely shines as the premier collection of brand protection professionals, who engage with government and law enforcement agents, to combat IP crime.”

The 16th International Law Enforcement IP Crime Conference, cohosted by INTERPOL and the Norwegian Police Service in partnership with UL Standards & Engagement, is scheduled to take place from September 25-27 in Oslo, Norway. With the theme “Pathways to Solutions,” this year’s conference aims to provide a unique and reimagined experience, focusing on the ever-changing landscape of transnational organized IP crime and illicit trade. The event will offer unparalleled networking opportunities, capacity-building options, and operational best practices. By fostering collaborative discussions among cross-sector stakeholders, the conference aims to facilitate investigations, enforcement activities, and the rethinking of international cooperation. With an attendance of 500 delegates from over 100 countries and representing various organizations, this conference will serve as a catalyst for law enforcement innovation, delivering practical and cost-effective solutions to advance public safety and combat IP crime and illicit trade.

Register for the conference here.