Nearly 2,400 counterfeits of world famous brands destroyed in Hanoi

Inspectors from the Ministry of Science and Technology in coordination with the Hanoi Police Department destroyed 2,349 counterfeits of famous fashion brands in the world this morning.

These counterfeits were destroyed in Hanoi on October 21 (Photo: SGGP)

The counterfeited brands include Dior, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. The destroyed goods comprise 726 handbags, 1,075 wallets, 39 waistbands, 6 watches, 19 bangles and 290 logos of famous brands.

During the first nine months this year, the ministry’s inspectors deployed 48 investigations over industrial property and  detected many violations in invention, industrial design, brand, commercial names and unhealthy competition.

They issued a total penalty of VND1.4 billion (US$63,000) and destroyed 205,444 violating products.

(Photo: SGGP)

By Tran Binh – Translated by Ha Mien

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