2. Prize

Gate Drive Bolt “DENI Plano”

3. Prize

Crêpe Turner with Spreader “DELÍCIA“

Plagiarius Awarding 2016
The Prize winners of the Plagiarius Competition 2016

The jury met on January 16, 2016. Three main prizes, two special prizes and five distinctions
(equal in rank) were awarded; total entities: 40.

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Photos: left: original, right: plagiarism

1. Prize

In order not to intervene in current judicial procedures, the prize is being suspended until the final adjudication.

2. Prize - Gate Drive Bolt “DENI Plano”

Left Original: Niederhoff & Dellenbusch GmbH & Co. KG, Heiligenhaus, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Steinbach & Vollmann GmbH & Co. KG, Heiligenhaus, Germany

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3. Prize - Crêpe Turner with Spreader “DELÍCIA“

Left Originals: TESCOMA s.r.o., Zlin, The Czech Republic
Right Plagiarisms: Manufacture: PR China
Distribution: DOBRY s.r.o., The Czech Republic

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

Distinction - Chandelier “STILIO“ (modular system)

Left Original: Licht im Raum Dinnebier GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany; Design: Daniel Klages

Right Plagiarism: Manufacturer: Zhongshan Henglan Marsden Lighting Co. Ltd., Guangdong, PR China
Distribution: the plagiarisms are being offered by diverse vendors via Alibaba and AliExpress, indicated as „Stilio-Chandelier“ and „Johannes Dinnebier Design“
Discovered: Event Gastronomy in Germany (via facebook)

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Distinction - Pedestal Fan “Dyson Air Multiplier AM03“

Left Original: Dyson Ltd., Malmesbury, Great Britain / Dyson GmbH, Cologne, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Manufacture: PR China
Distribution: Germany, online-vendor, name unknown

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Distinction - Floor and Furniture Protector “DerMöbelschuhfürFlüstermöbel“

Left Originals: formpartner UG (limited liability), Hannover, Germany
Right Plagiarisms: Hebei Huaxing Felt Co., Ltd., Hebei, PR China

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Distinction - Flexible Dustpan-Set “Flexi“

Left Original: haug bürsten KG, Königsbrunn, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Hangzhou Gonglian Import and Export Corp., Ltd., Hangzhou, PR China
Distribution: Germany, Shop for remnants

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Distinction - Time Savers Herb Chopper „Tupper Turbo-Chef“

Left Original: Tupperware Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany
Right Plagiarism: Manufacture and Export: PR China
Distribution: Via preliminary injunction a German trading firm was prohibited to offer or distribute the plagiarisms; the trading firm has withdrawn remainder of stock from the market – the plagiarisms were destroyed.

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Two Special Prizes were awarded:

Special Award "Falsification" - Winter bodywarmer “e.s. vision”

Left Original: engelbert strauss GmbH & Co. KG, Biebergemünd, Germany
Right Falsification: Distribution: Germany, flea market vendor, name unknown

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Special Award "Falsification" - Rolling Bearings: FAG Deep Groove Ball Bearing “FAG 6012.2ZR.C3“ and INA Angular Contact Ball Bearing “INA 30/8-2RS“

Left Originals: Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, Herzogenaurach, Germany
Right Falsifications: Export: Yakang Bearing Supplies Co., Ltd., Beijing, PR China
Distribution: A German trading firm has ordered FAG- and INA Rolling Bearings from Yakang in good faith and resold them. A custom’s seizure and a following preliminary injunction revealed the products as counterfeits. The trading firm agreed to destroy the fakes and offered its apologies to Schaeffler.

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The Jury of the Plagiarius-Competition 2016

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