It’s been a year. Where are the 2009 Plagiarius Award winners? We are eagerly waiting.
above: salt and pepper set “Two-in-One“
Original: WMF AG, Geislingen/Steige, Germany
Plagiarism: Shantou Lian Plastic Products Co. Ltd., Guangdong, P.R. China
above: Special Award for a Falsification
FORTIS B-42 Official Cosmonauts Chronograph
Original: FORTIS Watch Ltd., Grenchen, Switzerland
Falsification: Manufacturer unknown
above: V3 vegetable slicer “Trendline“
Original: Börner GmbH Kunststoff- und Metallwarenfabrik, Niederkail, Germany
Plagiarism: Distribution: Mesa Products B.V., AG Doetinchem, The Netherlands
Since 1977 Action Plagiarius aims to inform the public about the problem of fakes and plagiarisms and the negative impacts they have on not only the economy as a whole but especially on small companies and individual designers.
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