Phil Lewis

Phil Lewis

Director general, Anti-Counterfeiting Group
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Phil Lewis has been engaged in IP enforcement since 2001 when he became the United Kingdom’s senior policy adviser on IP crime. Based at the UK Intellectual Property Office, he was responsible for developing and leading the United Kingdom’s first National IP Crime Strategy.

In 2008 Mr Lewis became senior national expert at the European Commission, where he authored the commission’s strategy against counterfeiting and piracy. He was responsible for conceiving and developing the EU Observatory on IP Infringements of IP Rights.

In 2014 he was awarded the Global Anti-counterfeiting award for individual achievement and worked as policy and strategy adviser for the UK Anti-Counterfeiting Group. Later, in 2018, he became the Anti- Counterfeiting Group’s new director general.

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