Counterfeit

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Counterfeit

Describing anything fake. In the context of finance, the term is usually used to describe money minted or printed by any person or institution not duly authorized to do so. While counterfeit money is not legal tender, its proliferation may debase the value of money if it is not readily identifiable as fake.
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com/recap/the-catch-season-2-episode-8/) The Knock-Off, " Alice Vaughn (Mireille Enos) came face-to-face with her ex-boyfriend Ethan's (Warren Christie) fiancAaAaAeA@e, Gretchen.
He added: "While we all know that cigarettes are bad for us, with knock-off fags the nicotine content can be up to 30 times what the genuine article contains.
Once you have identified a work which violates your copyright, your trademark, or is misusing your name, what can you do in order to stop the auctions early on and prevent these knock-offs from entering the stream of commerce?
Chinatown has always had illegal vendors who sell knock-offs and kitsch, but in the past year the industry has grown and the vendors are offering more sophisticated counterfeit goods that are in high demand.
Classic European knock-offs of designer fragrances for men include Armac (Aramis), Leopard (Ted Lapidus), Status (Kouros) and Vanguard (Van Cleef).
The case, filed in United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, claimed trade dress infringement, violations of the Lanham Act and other wrongful conduct in offering knock-offs.
The distributor of a trendy aluminum kick scooter has filed suit against 16 rival manufacturers and distributors it claims are peddling knock-offs.