Martial Art Instructor Charged and Arrested For Trademark Counterfeiting
New York martial art instructor Sung Yoon had engaged in trademark counterfeiting and distribution of trademark counterfeited rank certificates for quite some time without being detected.
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 US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Coach, Inc. et al v. Frederick Goodfellow ,no. 12-5666 (6th Cir. 2013) confirmed a district court’s award of $5,000,000 in damages and an additional $186, 000 in attorneys’ fees to Coach for a flea market owner’s failure to stop his vendors from selling counterfeit Coach goods.
Master Jukka Lampila claims to be able to teach you a form of karate that requires no kicks or punches. All you need is your mind and your opponents will be defeated. It’s called “EFO” or Empty Force. Read full article here.