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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

CBP at JFK seizes Counterfeit Professional & Collegiate Sports Rings

JAMAICA, N.Y. — On March 11, 2019, CBP officers inspecting a shipment from China discovered and seized 177 counterfeit professional and collegiate sports rings worth an estimated manufacturer suggested retail price of $11.7 million, had they been genuine.  The seized rings were infringing on the Major League Baseball (MLB), National Football League (NFL), National Hockey League (NHL), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) trademarks.

“Every day CBP Officers protect the American public and its economy,” said Troy Miller, Director of CBP’s New York Field Office.  “This most recent interception of counterfeit sports rings demonstrates the ongoing vigilance and commitment to the mission by our CBP Officers and Import Specialists.”

CBP protects businesses and consumers every day through an aggressive Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement program, and IPR enforcement is a CBP Priority Trade Issue.

We could use more sports stories that involve adventures with Customs….

 

QLE Posted: April 24, 2019 at 03:40 AM | 9 comment(s)
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