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Asian Counterfeit Clamp Down

Brothers in China have been fined and sentenced to three years imprisonment, having admitted to the crime of counterfeit.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column]

During March 2013, the brothers, Wu Huajin and Wu Huafei, manufactured 20,272 pairs of finished glass frames bearing the “Silhouette” trademark and “MADE IN AUSTRAILA”.

Wu Huajin was sentenced to a 3-year imprisonment with a fine of RMB 60,000 (no probation). His brother Wu Huafei was sentenced to 3-years imprisonment with a 4-year probation and a fine of RMB 60,000.

In Taipei, a company has been heavily fined for purchasing counterfeit Silhouette eyewear from a Hong Kong based manufacturer. Universal Vision Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (UVB) and the company’s manager, Mr. Wang will jointly pay Silhouette approx. US$166,000 plus 5 per cent interest (per annum) calculated from 2 April, 2011. Additionally, they will pay all court fees.