Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Counterfeit Luxury Goods

The Daily Reporter, the paper of the Columbus Bar Association, recently ran a story on New York's attempt to regulate the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Turns out, there's a difference between counterfeit goods and knock-offs. There's also historically a difference between buying the goods and selling them.

Councilwoman Margaret Chin has introduced a bill (not her first attempt) to make the purchase of of counterfeit goods illegal and punishable by either a fine of $1000 or one year in prison.

Of course, we have a couple of texts in the library on the subject:
Interested in researching New York City's ordinances? Check here.