Over ten thousands items have been seized asa result of a combined action by the Hangzhou Administration of Industry and Commerce (“AIC”) and the Public Security Bureau (“PSB”) against trademark counterfeiters. The two business operators of the business are

currently detained by the PSB which has initiated a criminal investigation underartt.213-214 Criminal Law.

The fake shoes and belts all marked with the famous stretched “P.” logo were sold in shopping mall of first and second tiercities in China. The investigation started after discovering a shop in Suzhou named (stretched) “P.” “PIELSA RODOLFO” selling articles with the

same(stretched) “P.” mark of Pirelli.