Ops Tiru: KPDN seizes batteries using unauthorized trademarks, sold online

By Aida Aziz
Photo: KPDN

TAIPING: A residential premise in Taman Tekah Damai, here, was raided for storing and selling batteries using unauthorized trademarks online for the past three years.

The Director of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDN) in Perak, Datuk Kamalludin Ismail, stated that a team of KPDN enforcement officers from the Taiping branch conducted a raid on counterfeit goods in cooperation with the owner of the trade mark at the location on Thursday at 11:30 am.

“The residential premise is suspected to have been used to store and distribute products wrongfully using registered trademarks for branded batteries sold through an online platform.

“The raid successfully resulted in the seizure of 30,792 branded batteries, along with business documents at the premises with a total estimated value of RM43,108.45.

“During the raid, three local men aged 40, 66, and 67, who claimed to be the owners and employees of the premises, stated that the business had been operating for three years and only managed online sales,” he said here today.

Therefore, he mentioned that the case will be investigated under the Trade Marks Act 2019 under Section 102 (1)(c) of the Trade Marks Act 2019.

“The public and consumers are advised to be the eyes and ears for the authorities by providing cooperation if they have any information regarding activities suspected of violating the Trade Marks Act 2019,” he said.

At the same time, he emphasized that the public is encouraged to provide information to the KPDN Office by reporting any suspicious activities through channels such as WhatsApp 019-279 4317/019-848 8000, the Complaints Portal:, Call Centre 1-800-886-800, Email, and the Ez ADU KPDN smartphone application.

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