Thousands of counterfeit ‘Converse’ branded shoes, as well as piles of shoe bodies, soles and boxes, were seized when an AIC investigation team entered the premises of a large shoe manufacturer in Pu Tian City, Fujian province.

Following an assessment by the Pu Tian Market Value Assessment Center (which took account of both existing stock and future supply contracts and valued the business at 105,274 RMB (approx. US$16,350)), the Court granted an injunction against the Defendant and ordered it to pay damages of 200,000 RMB (approx. US$31,000). The case was named one of the top 10 Fujian AIC cases in 2010.