Updated June 21st 2012
Tokyoflash Japan (www.tokyoflash.com) is an international company specialising in the sale of LED, LCD and analog wrist watches, pocket watches and other fashion accessories.
Tokyoflash Japan does not sell any genuine Tokyoflash®, Kisai® or Pimp® products on Ebay.
Tokyoflash Japan is committed to providing its customers with the highest quality products and service and would therefore like to advise buyers and sellers on Ebay about its commitment to the protection of its intellectual property.
Products designed and sold by Tokyoflash Japan are copyrighted or patented. Tokyoflash Japan holds the registered trademarks for Tokyoflash®, Kisai® and Pimp®. All promotional images and content on the website www.tokyoflash.com and in product user manuals created by Tokyoflash Japan is copyrighted and cannot be used without permission.
Tokyoflash is aware that counterfeit reproductions of its products are being manufactured and sold. These practices constitute infringement of copyright or infringement of patent. Tokyoflash is also aware that its registered trademarks and copyrighted images are being used in the sale of counterfeit goods and also non-Tokyoflash products. This constitutes infringement of trademark and copyright.
Tokyoflash Japan is a member of the Ebay VeRO Program
Ebay is committed to protecting the intellectual property rights of third parties and to providing its members with a safe place to buy and sell. Ebay created the Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Program so that intellectual property owners can easily report listings that infringe their rights.
Tokyoflash Japan shall pursue all legal remedies available, including but not limited to civil and criminal court action in order to stop trading companies, retailers and private sellers from offering for sale infringing copies of its products.
Action Taken Against Manufacturers and Sellers of Infringing Products
Tokyoflash Japan has recently filed two civil lawsuits in the High Court of Hong Kong against manufactures and sellers for infringement of copyright and registered design and has successfully obtained disclosure orders, delivery up orders, damages orders, costs orders and permanent injunction orders restraining the following companies and their directors from conducting further infringing activities:
1. High Court Action No. 1899 of 2011 Defendant: Kingman (Hong Kong) Industrial Co., Limited Address: Room 2105, JBJ088, Trend Centre, 29-31 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong.
2. High Court Action No. 206 of 2012 Defendant: Datian Plastic Watch Making Co. Limited Address: Unit B, 11/F., Eton Building, No. 288 Des Voeux Road Central, Hong Kong.
Tokyoflash Japan will not hesitate to take action against other trading companies, retailers or private sellers who offer for sale infringing copies of its products.
Help Tokyoflash Japan Stop the Sale of Counterfeit Products on Ebay
If you are aware of manufacturers, trading companies, websites, retailers or private sellers who you suspect are producing or offering for sale counterfeit Tokyoflash products please let us know by emailing email@example.com so that we can take the necessary action. Please note that if you are reporting specific items on Ebay, please include the 12 digit item number.
We regret that genuine customers can be misled by counterfeit products. We strongly advise you not to purchase products that are counterfeit because they are often made using substandard materials and do not go through sufficient quality testing. They are also not covered by a Tokyoflash warranty.
In order to guarantee that you are purchasing a genuine Tokyoflash product, you should purchase directly from www.tokyoflash.com. If you see another seller offering Tokyoflash products and are not sure whether they are genuine or not, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will advise you.
Infringing Items on Ebay
Sellers can check the following website pages to identify original products designed and sold by Tokyoflash Japan. Selling counterfeit copies of these designs constitutes infringement of copyright: