August 17, 2015 Judge Robert Mariani issued a permanent injunction restraining Eric Kovaleski, Robert Kovaleski and ANYONE ELSE acting in concert with them from infringing MOO DUK KWAN® trademarks and he also entered a $115,560 judgment against Eric Kovaleski, Robert Kovaleski and Tang Soo Karate School, Inc. for Infringing MOO DUK KWAN® trademarks
Martial Art Instructor Charged and Arrested For Trademark Counterfeiting
He issued certificates to his students bearing registered trademarks affixed without a license from the trademark owners. His students trusted him and believed him until an instructor contacted one of the organizations they had received rank certificates from to confirm that their rank certificate was legitimate; however, it was not.
State and local authorities charged three people in connection with fake clothing being sold at vendor booths during the Atlantic Beach Bikefest, according to a news release from the S.C. Secretary of State’s Office.
The trademark counterfeiting business is booming! Check out the trademark counterfeits at the bottom of this page.
Phonies, frauds and thieves are thriving in an industry that is driven by greed, disregard for the rights and reputations of others and by consumers with low self esteem.
Yes, you read correctly; consumers with low self esteem have been documented by researchers to be most susceptible to trafficking in the trademark counterfeiting trade.