IPR Enforcement South forfeits consignment of counterfeit cosmetics, make-up items

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Enforcement South has forfeited a consignment of cosmetics (makeup items), which were the counterfeit of well-known international brands and had been imported from china. Rehman Traders, Quetta imported a consignment of miscellaneous items from China through MCC appraisement East Karachi comprising make-up goods bearing well-known marks… Continue reading

IPR Enforcement South seizes counterfeit Suzuki and Toyota auto air bag covers

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Enforcement South has detained a consignment of Auto Air Press Horn-pad cover (Auto Air bag covers) of Toyota and Auto Adhesive Decoration Logo of Suzuki, on the complaint of M/s Indus Motor Company. M/s Indus Motors Company filed an IPR enforcement application against the import of… Continue reading

Performance of IPR Enforcement appreciated at international forum

KARACHI: The European Anti Fraud Office (OLAF) and Asia Europe Meeting Association (ASEM) planed Joint Customs Operation (JCO) “HYGIEA’, for the prevention against International Movement of Counterfeit Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) including counterfeit personal care, hygiene and household products, cosmetics, toiletries, food and health related goods. The ASEM is… Continue reading

Director General IPR Enforcement hold training sessions

KARACHI: Under the special directions of Director General, IPR(E), Dr. ArsIan Subuctageen, the Directorate General of IPR Enforcement, Islamabad arranged an exclusive training program on Interdiction Techniques and Methodology of Detecting Counterfeit Goods for the officers of MCC, Islamabad and MCC Peshawar (Appraisement & Preventive) In May 2019. [the_ad id=”32940″]Officers… Continue reading

Large quantity of contraband and counterfeit goods destroyed

KARACHI: the Customs authorities destroyed large quantity of contraband and counterfeit products seized by Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive and Directorate of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement.[the_ad id=”31605″]MCC Preventive held a ceremony, which was attended by Member Customs Agha Jawwad as the chief guest. Chief Collector Enforcement Wasif Memon,… Continue reading

Attempt to import counterfeit watches foiled

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Enforcement South has seized a large number of counterfeit watches after MCC Port Qasim detected that the infringing goods imported by M/s FAS Enterprises were counterfeits. One customs agents Waseem Tanoli in connivance with two examining officers of MCC Port Qasim namely Malik Mohammad Sabir and… Continue reading

IPR Enforcement confiscates counterfeited wristwatches

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Enforcement-South has confiscated consignments of watches branded as Rolex and Patek Philippe imported by M/s Q Star Trading and M/s MJA Enterprises from China. The unauthorized use of the trade mark Rolex and Patek Philippe by the owner/importer of the goods without the consent of the… Continue reading

MCC Appraisement reopens investigation into counterfeit playing cards import

KARACHI: Collector MCC Appraisement West Shahnaz Maqbool has re-opened the case and assigned Additional Collector Sadia Sheeraz to conduct investigations into the import of alleged counterfeit playing cards. Deputy Collector Adjudication Mehmood-ur-Rehman Khattak has vacated the show cause notice served on M/s Hasni Traders as the case of importing counterfeit… Continue reading

IPR Enforcement seizes another consignment of counterfeit aerosol sprays

KARACHI: Directorate of IPR Enforcement has clarified that the Directorate made all the cases on complaints received from stakeholders and secured bank guarantees of at least Rs0.5 million from the complainants before taking any action. Director Aamir Rasheed Shaikh told Customnews.pk that they received complaints regarding import of counterfeit products… Continue reading

FBR committed to strong trade related IPR enforcement

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has its focus on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement, and Directorate General of IPR is setting up Enforcement Directorate in Lahore, which would be third after directorates of Karachi and Islamabad. Sustained and meaningful interaction between Directorate General of Customs IPR Enforcement and… Continue reading