761 Lacoste, Adidas, Umbro Fakes Confiscated in Nizhniy Tagil

12 September 2011 (09:00)

Officers of Nizhniy Tagil Customs confiscated 1,178 presumably counterfeited items from the local stores. 761 items did turn out to be fakes; most of them were shoes and sportswear bearing the famous Lacoste, Adidas, and Umbro logos.

The damage done to the trademark holders has been estimated at 950,000 RUR.

Since the start of 2011, the local customs officials and law-enforcement officers have already conducted thirty-three inspections aimed at protecting intellectual property rights.

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