Counterfeit brands confiscated
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, around 10.20 am, a coordinated control was carried out with representatives of Liance Law Firm, the Bailiffs office of Ramazan, a representative of Disosa Brand Protection Services Ltd, together with the St.Maarten Police Department. This action was focused on counterfeiting and piracy of intellectual property rights.
Liance law firm took steps against different market venders here on St.Maarten on behalf of Disosa Brand Protection Services Ltd based in curacao. The company acts globally on behalf of a large number of trademark owners. This control happened with permission from the court of first instance. The action was done on the different marketplaces in Philipsburg whereby different counterfeit brands were checked and fake items confiscated. The law firm seized about 140 counterfeit articles of the brands Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Michael Kors. The fake items where on sale at different market places in the Philipsburg area.