Xiamen Customs Seizes 50,000 Counterfeit Garments


On August 3, 50,000 garments were confirmed by trademark owners as infringing on intellectual property right (IPR), which was the biggest seizure of counterfeit garments in Xiamenthis year.The goods were seized by Xiamen Customs recently, marked with ADIDAS, TOMMY HILFIGER and Hurley.


Recently, a Xiamen-based company declared the export of mens pants. However, the officers found that some of the goods inside the container were disorderly packed in cartons or sacks, including 11,735 short pants and 18,208 T-shirts with adidas mark, 9,132 T-shirts with hook graph, 6,064 short pants with TOMMY HILFIGER mark, 2,432 shirts and 2,432 pants with Hurley mark.


Because the exporter had no legal certificate of those goods, the Customs contacted the trademark owners to confirm the IPR infringement.




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