Odessa customs officers detected and seized 7.8 thousand counterfeit Rubik’s Cubes. The toys were marked by the image imitating the trademark of the official manufacturer the British company Rubik`s Brand Limited.

The market value of the seized consignment of goods is more than 3 million hryvnias (120 thousand USD).

According to Art. 476 of the Customs Code of Ukraine on the fact of infringement of intellectual property rights, the infringer could face a fine and confiscation of goods.

Further actions regarding the product will be decided by the rights owner of the original trademark.

It may be recalled that at the end of 2019, legislative changes were adopted in Ukraine to improve measures to identify counterfeit products at the border.