The Minhang District Market Supervision Bureau immediately conducted an investigation on the sales volume of the party, Shanghai Hengyuan Industrial Co., Ltd., on the platform’s online store and found that its sales volume was huge. On February 24, law enforcement officers, together with the public security department, conducted law enforcement inspections on the business premises of the parties on Huguang East Road.
Game console with “NINTENDO SWITCH” trademark seized at the sceneAccessories1559 pieces. The trademark owner identified as infringing and counterfeit goods, and the total value of the infringing goods involved in the case was RMB 451,197. According to another investigation, the party operated the online store “Nine Valley Digital” on the online platform, and sold the game console accessories of the product involved in the case, “NINTENDO SWITCH”, and the sales amounted to RMB 357,392.4.
The party involved was suspected of selling game console accessories that infringed on the registered trademark of others, and the amount involved was more than 150,000 yuan. The provisions of Article 70 (2) of the Regulations (2) shall be transferred to the public security organs in accordance with the law. The case is currently under further investigation.
Caution: Operators should sell relevant products after obtaining the authorization of the brand owner, and strictly check whether the purchase channel is compliant and legal. In the event of trademark infringement, trademark owners should do a good job in collecting evidence, report them in a timely manner, and protect their legitimate rights and interests in accordance with the law. Consumers should also be carefully screened when purchasing branded products to avoid being deceived.