U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials seized 252,968 DVDs with counterfeit trademarks in Los Angeles, said a LA Chronicle report. The manufacturer´s suggested retail price of the shipment was estimated to be over $7.1 million and the domestic value was $204,904.
The report said that on Jan 7, CBP officials from Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport complex seized a shipment which arrived on a sea container from South Korea. The shipment consisted of movies and music DVDs destined to an importer in the Los Angeles County. When CBP officials inspected the shipment, they discovered counterfeit "DVD", "Dolby", and "DTS" trademark designs on the packaging. The shipment was seized for illegal importation of merchandise bearing counterfeit trademarks.