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IPR Center partners with University of Washington in fight against wildlife, natural capital traffic

Updated: Jun 20, 2023

WASHINGTON – The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced today a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the University of Washington (UW) Center for Environmental Forensic Science (CEFS) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) signed by Jim Mancuso, IPR Center Director, and Samuel Wasser, Executive Director, UW-CEFS. The MOU designates UW-CEFS as an academic partner, facilitating the exchange of institutional knowledge, research, and best practices to support the fight against wildlife and natural capital trafficking violations.

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