Bayerische Motoren Werke AG v Premier Alloy Wheels (UK) Ltd and others

Passing off – Injunction. The application of the applicant company, BMW, for a search and seizure order against the defendants, was allowed. BMW alleged that the defendants had been dealing in counterfeit goods on a substantial scale, despite having been apprehended in the past when doing so. The Patents Court held that the criteria for making the order had been fulfilled.

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