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Counterfeit Lego Brand Ordered To Pay £1.7 Million in Damages

The Lego Group has just won a court case against Lepin, one of the most prolific Chinese manufacturers of cloned Lego sets. Lepin has been in operation for a number of years, taking Lego's trademarked brands and recreating them to sell at much lower prices. Even the packaging and branding is often a direct copy. Read More >>

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Fake Lego Seller Has Been Fined and Imprisoned

Anyone who's ever looked for Lego products on eBay or even Amazon has probably come across them: Chinese brands of plastic bricks selling models identical to Lego's own. Lepin is probably the most notorious brand of them all, but others exist, including Lele and SY. Lego has been trying to crack down on them in recent years, and as part of that, a South Korean seller of counterfeit Lego sets has been convicted. They received a suspended two-year sentence with 10 months in prison, and a fine equal to £7,000. Read More >>