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Three-year jail sentences for frame counterfeiting in China

The case was brought against the two by Silhouette International Schmied AG, of Austria.The Wenzhou Ouhai People’s Court on 12 Novber 2013 ruled the following:
1. The two defendants used a mark identical to a registered trade mark without the authorisation of its owner on the same commodity; their conducts constituted the especially serious situation in the crime of counterfeiting a registered trade mark;
2. The defendant Wu Huajin committed the crime of counterfeiting a registered trade mark and is sentenced to 3-year imprisonment with a fine of RMB60,000 (no probation);
3. The defendant Wu Huafei committed the crime of counterfeiting a registered trade mark and is sentenced to 3-years imprisonment with a 4-year probation and a fine of RMB60,000;
4. All of the seized 20,272 pairs of counterfeit frames are confiscated.

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