KPDN Perak confiscated goods using illegal trademarks

By: Zaki Salleh

IPOH – A premises here was detected using a fake Huawei trademark in an inspection by enforcement officers of the Ministry of Domestic Trade (KPDN) yesterday.

The inspection was carried out through an operation with a complainant.

  • The Perak KPDN in a statement informed that the operation successfully resulted in apprehending a case under the Trademark Act 2019.

During the inspection, the premises were operating and there were three employees including the owner of the premises.

“The premises operate as a store selling smartphones, tablets and accessories online.

“Inspection found several items suspected of using fake Huawei trademarks,” the statement said.

An action has been taken under the Trademark Act 2019 by confiscating all equipment with a fake Huawei trademark involving a seizure value of RM2,991.

The case is being investigated under Section 102 (1)(c) of the Trademark Act 2019.

A fine of up to RM15,000 for each item used with the wrong registered trademark can be imposed if found guilty.

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