Replica College Football Apparel Seizures in 2011

In 2011, over 60,000 counterfeit clothing and apparel items featuring college athletic teams were seized by the Collegiate Licensing Company. The value of the counterfeit goods was worth over $1 Million. The company also reported that nearly 5,000 pieces of counterfeit goods such as shirts and hats are seized each year outside the stadium where the BCS Championship game is played. Revenue from licensed collegiate athletics generates $4.3 Billion a year for the schools.

Golf Equipment Seized in China in 2010 – 2011

In 2010, the Anti-Counterfeiting Group of the U.S Golf Manufacturers reported that 25,000 counterfeit golf equipment such as golf clubs, bags, shoes, and balls were seized in raids conducted across major cities in China. In 2011, over 86,000 counterfeit golf equipment were seized over the course of 4 raids in the month of September alone.

Shoes and Sports Equipment Seized in US in 2010

Replica shoes and athletic footwear was the most seized counterfeit seizures by the United States Customs and Border Protection in Fiscal Year 2010. Fake shoes accounted for 24 percent of all seizures, with 94 percent of the shoes originating from China. There were 4,338 seizures of counterfeit athletic and sports apparel in FY 2010 worth… Continue reading Shoes and Sports Equipment Seized in US in 2010