Lexmark proceeds against counterfeits and trademark violations

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Published July 17th, 2011 - 12:18 GMT

Lexmark, the printing solutions provider announced recently the results of two recent European convictions regarding counterfeiting and trademark violations in Greece and Turkey. Lexmark maintains a zero tolerance policy against those who try to violate its’ trademarks and patents, and takes a firm stance against any individual or company that attempts to defraud its’ customers. 

An investigation in Turkey has lead to a conviction and sentencing for counterfeiting and trademark violations relating to Lexmark laser printer cartridges. This raid conducted in conjunction with local authorities resulted in the seizure of thousands of items of counterfeit packaging for Lexmark supplies, including the production materials and equipment for manufacturing the items. 

An investigation in Greece recently led to a conviction of trademark violations for selling counterfeit ink jet cartridges. Following a series of consumer complaints, the investigation company employed by Lexmark was able to verify that two retail establishments and a wholesaler were involved, leading to arrests, convictions, sentences and serious restitution to Lexmark. 

Lexmark International, provides businesses of all sizes with a broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and services that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software, a stand-alone software business within Lexmark, is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations easily manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency. In 2010, Lexmark sold products in more than 170 countries and reported more than $4.0 billion in revenue. To learn more about Lexmark, please visit www.lexmark.com. For more information on Perceptive Software, please visit www.perceptivesoftware.com

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Lexmark creates innovative imaging solutions and technologies that help customers worldwide print, secure and manage information with ease, efficiency and unmatched value. Combining innovative technologies with deep industry expertise, Lexmark simplifies the complex intersection of digital and printed information in retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, education, government and more.


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