Manufacturer Baileys accused of plagiarism winemaker from Ukraine

Производитель Baileys обвинил в плагиате винодела из Украины

Manufacturer liqueur Baileys TM has complained in Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine

OOO Kotnar-M was accused of unfair competition in production and sales of cream liqueurs O Dailys.

Irish company R&A Bailey&CO, manufacturer of cream liqueur Baileys TM, complained to the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine on unfair competition by the company Kotnar-M (S. Muzhieve, Transcarpathian region) in the production and sales of cream liqueurs O Dailys. About it reports a press-service AMKU.

In particular, R&A Bailey&CO claim that the Ukrainian manufacturer without their permission used the name of the product and its label, which are similar in name and design label of liqueurs Baileys.

Производитель Baileys обвинил в плагиате винодела из Украины

Photo: O Dailys/Facebook

Representatives of Irish companies also pointed to the dissemination of information, misleading, false information regarding the origin of goods – liquor O Dailys Original.

According to AMC, for the purpose of establishment of all actual circumstances was sent to OOO Kotnar-M three requests for information. However, OOO did not provide necessary information within the Committee is the deadline for the two requirements. In addition, the third requirement, the company had provided information incomplete, indicate in the controller.

Also, the Committee stressed that each of the requirements of the AMC drew attention to the recognition of the above actions violations of the legislation on protection of economic competition shall entail liability.

As a result, the AMC recognized the actions of LLC Kotnar-M law violations and imposed a fine in the amount of 298,4 thousand UAH.

We will remind, earlier in Odessa discovered an underground plant for the production of alcohol.

It was also reported that in the Lvov area the teenagers were in intensive care with alcohol poisoning.

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