Originally Published Jun 03, 2011 13:20By CINDY STAUFFER Staff Writer Police officers and federal agents seized counterfeit sunglasses and sports memorabilia from more than a half-dozen outdoor vendors Friday at Green Dragon Farmer’s Market and Auction in Ephrata, authorities said. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security agents, state police troopers and Ephrata police participated in the […]
Category: Trademark Counterfeiting
U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals USA v PETROSIAN No. 9650120 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, No. 96-50120Plaintiff-Appellee,D.C. No.v. CR-95-00376- RSWLVATCHAGAN PETROSIAN, Defendant-Appellant. OPINION Appeal from the United States District Courtfor the Central District of California Ronald S.W. Lew, District Judge, Presiding Argued and Submitted November 7, 1996–Pasadena, California Filed October 15, 1997 Before: James R. Browning, David […]
The Attorney General may seize trademark or copyright infringing websites under the government’s Operation In Our Sites v. 2.0. program. This action is authorized under federal law 18 U.S.C. §§ 981 and 2323, which specifically allows the Federal government to seize property involved in illegal activity. Trademark counterfeiting and intellectual property infringement activity is illegal and is punishable by federal penalties […]
Hassan Aoun, 43, of Dearborn was found guilty today following a two-week jury trial in federal court, announced United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade. Aoun was convicted of Conspiracy to Traffic in Counterfeit Goods, and three counts of Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods.