Milton Busts Massive Counterfeit Racket In Mumbai

While conducting surveys in Mumbai, the EIPR (Enforcers of Intellectual Property Rights)
team have found the sale of counterfeit products of Milton brand.

According to a press release issued by the company “The EIPR team investigated activities of the mentioned target. As a part of this investigation, the EIPR team purchased few products of MILTON from the manufacturing unit owner Paresh Gala. These were checked by an expert who confirmed the purchased products were counterfeit. Thereafter, an investigation report was sent for approval. After seeking assistance from Crime branch, the EIPR team conducted a raid. After regular visits to the police officials, they agreed to conduct raid on the target.”

Thereafter, the accused was taken to police station and the Police inspector Sunil Kadam, along with
Sub-inspector Popat Tilekar interrogated the accused who himself was a manufacturer of counterfeit
products.

All counterfeit products of Hamilton Housewares Pvt. Ltd. were seized and the accused was arrested. A
case was then registered at the Vinobha Bhave Nagar Police Station and an FIR was filed of 157/2017
Dated 19/07/2017 U/s. 103 & 104 of Trademarks Act, 1999 and U/s. 420 of IPC.

Particulars of Seized Product/ Brands:
Manufacturing Unit:
o Water Filters – 52 Nos.
o Water Filters- outer boxes- 625 Nos.
o Milton Stickers (Small) – 12000 Nos.
o  Stickers (Big) – 9600 Nos.