1. Prize

Radial shock wave therapy device “ZWave"

2. Prize

High pressure cleaner "HD 6/15 C"

3. Prize

Mop holder "Sprintus Magic Click"

Plagiarius Awarding 2014
The Prize winners of the Plagiarius-Competition 2014

The jury met on January 11, 2014. Three main prizes, three special prizes and seven distinctions
(equal in rank) were awarded; total entities: 51.

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1. Prize - Radial shock wave therapy device “ZWave"

(for aesthetic medical treatments),
incl. website: original: www.zimmer-aesthetic.de / plagiarism: www.ziaverwaver.com
Left Original: Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH, Neu-Ulm, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Shenzhen PRT Import Export Co., Ltd., PR China

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2. Prize - High pressure cleaner "HD 6/15 C"

Left Original: Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG, Winnenden, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Wenzhou Haibao Co., Ltd., PR China

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3. Prize - Mop holder "Sprintus Magic Click"

Left Original: SPRiNTUS GmbH, Weissach, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Distribution: Otto Oehme GmbH, Allersberg, Germany

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Seven “distinctions” (equal in rank) were awarded:

Originally, the jury had granted 7 distinctions. However - surprisingly and on short notice - the original producer of one of the 7 distinctions now does not want a publication any more.

Cutlery "Triangle"

Left Original: Amefa Stahlwaren GmbH, Solingen, Germany
Design: Kurz Kurz Design, Solingen, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Distribution: Esmeyer GmbH & Co. KG, Erkrath, Germany

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Toy shovel excavator “CAT“

Left Original: BRUDER Spielwaren GmbH + Co. KG, Fürth, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Distribution: GIFI DIFFUSION SAS, France and GIFI Asia Ltd., Hong Kong, PR China

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Cheese grater "Kasimir"

Left Original: koziol »ideas for friends GmbH, Erbach, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Öz Plastik, Turkey

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Trinket tree "pi:p"

Left Original: koziol »ideas for friends GmbH, Erbach, Germany
Right Plagiarism: unknown, Korea (the plagiarism was offered on the internet; however, manufacturer and distributor could not be traced)

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Shopping trolley bag "easyshoppingbag"

Left Original: Reisenthel Accessoires, Gilching, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Distribution: DIAL srl, Italy (after long negotiations DIAL has signed a cease and desist letter)

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Vegetable Cutter "swizzzProzzz sP20"

Left Original: swizzzProzzz AG, Beckenried, Switzerland
Right Plagiarism: Distribution: D-Market Elektronik Hizmetler ve Tic. A.S., Turkey

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The following three "Special Prizes" were awarded:

Special Award “Persistent Offender“: LED-Torch “LED LENSER M7R” and Headlamp “LED LENSER H14“

Left Originals: Zweibrüder Optoelectronics GmbH & Co. KG, Solingen, Germany
Right Falsifications: JRS Technology Co., Ltd., PR China (JRS was already awarded the special award “falsification” in 2013; JRS shows no reaction or understanding at all)

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Special Award “Falsification“: Pocket tools "Victorinox Rescue Tool"

Left Original: Victorinox AG, Ibach-Schwyz, Switzerland
Right Falsification: unknown (the falsification was offered on the internet; however, manufacturer and distributor could not be traced)

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Special Award “Falsification“: Pressure gauge “111.11.-B“

Left Original: WIKA Alexander Wiegand SE & Co. KG, Klingenberg, Germany
Right Falsification: Manufacturer: Huayuan Gas Control Equipment Man. Ltd., PR China
Distribution: Two German distributors had offered the falsifications on the internet, but ensured omittance; the Slovenian trade intermediary was sentenced to sign a cease and desist letter

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The Jury of the Plagiarius-Competition 2014

Each year the jury is put together individually with specialists from diverse sectors. The following
persons formed this years' jury...

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