Irkutsk customs has engaged a Russian citizen to administrative responsibility for import of counterfeit hours

Irkutsk customs has opened six cases of administrative offenses (AP) under part 1 of article 14.10 KoAP of Russia against a Russian citizen for the importation of consignments of counterfeit watches (25 PCs), marked the world famous trademark “CASIO”, “PATEK PHILIPPE”, “DIESEL”, “DIOR”, “HUBLOT”, “Chopard”.

The marks registered in the trademark register of the world intellectual property organization and the Federal service for intellectual property, patents and trademarks of the Russian Federation.

Counterfeit goods, the citizen has imported from China, arriving in Irkutsk by air.

As explained by the offender, the said goods were purchased at one of the markets of Guangzhou (China) and were imported as samples for the purpose of further organization of import this product and sales in your online store in Ulan-Ude.

The citizen also pointed out that he knew that the goods are fake, as all watches were bought on the market without any documents, and for a very low price – from 100 to 200 rubles apiece.

Examination, as well as the holders of these trademarks have confirmed a counterfeit origin of the watch.

In addition, holders assessed the damage associated with the violation of their intellectual property rights.

Thus, in particular, the owner of the trademark “Cartier” indicated that the damage of illicit marking of infringing three hours amounted to 300 thousand rubles; the owner of the trademark “PATEK PHILIPPE” (3 pieces of counterfeit hours) – 840 thousand rubles; the owner of the trademark “DIOR” (4 pieces of counterfeit hours) – 435 thousand rubles; the owner of the trademark “”HUBLOT” (12 PCs of counterfeit hours) – 1 million 680 thousand rubles, etc.

It should be noted that previously this man had already been drawn to the Oktyabrskiy district court of Irkutsk to justice in the form of an administrative fine on the fact of not declaring the above consignment of a wristwatch while it is being moved across the customs border of the Eurasian economic Union in the international air border crossing point Irkutsk.

In accordance with part 1 of article 14.10 of the administrative offences code of the Russian Federation citizen faces an administrative penalty of a fine in the amount from five thousand to ten thousand roubles with confiscation of counterfeit goods (each case initiated on AP).


Counterfeiting causes significant damage to the economy of the state, affect the commercial activities of the respectable representatives of business, causing unfair competition and affects the reputation of several brands, including, and Russian, violates the rights of consumers.

Tatyana Krasavina,

a press-the Secretary of Irkutsk customs