Counterfeit Goods definition

Counterfeit Goods are Goods that are or contain items misrepresented as having been designed, produced, and/or sold by an authorized manufacturer and seller, including without limitation unauthorized copies, replicas, or substitutes. The term also includes authorized Goods that have reached a design life limit or have been damaged beyond possible repair, but are altered and misrepresented as acceptable. Seller shall ensure that Counterfeit Goods are not delivered to Buyer. Goods delivered to Buyer or incorporated into other Goods and delivered to Buyer shall be new and shall be procured directly from the Original Component Manufacturer (OCM)/Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), or through an OCM/OEM authorized distributor chain. Work shall not be acquired from independent distributors or brokers unless approved in advance in writing by Buyer. When requested by Buyer, Seller shall provide OCM/OEM documentation that authenticates traceability of the affected items to the applicable OCM/OEM. In the event that Work delivered under this Agreement constitutes or includes Counterfeit Goods, Seller shall, at its expense, promptly replace such Counterfeit Goods with authentic Goods conforming to the requirements of this Agreement. Notwithstanding any other provision in this Agreement, Seller shall be liable for all costs relating to the removal and replacement of Counterfeit Goods, including without limitation Buyer’s costs of removing Counterfeit Goods, of reinserting replacement Goods, and of any testing necessitated by the reinstallation of Goods after Counterfeit Goods have been exchanged. Seller shall include equivalent provisions in lower tier subcontracts for the delivery of items that will be included in or furnished as Goods to Buyer.
Counterfeit Goods means Goods, including any Counterfeit Electronic Parts, that is or contains unlawful or unauthorized reproductions, substitutions, or alterations that have been knowingly mismarked, misidentified, or otherwise misrepresented to be an authentic, unmodified part from the original manufacturer, or a source with the express written authority of the original manufacturer or current design activity, including an authorized aftermarket manufacturer. Unlawful or unauthorized substitution includes used Goods represented as new, or the false identification of grade, serial number, lot number, date code, or performance characteristics.
Counterfeit Goods are defined as goods or separately-identifiable items or components of goods that: (i) are an unauthorized copy or substitute of an Original Equipment Manufacturer or Original Component Manufacturer (collectively, “OEM”) item; (ii) are not traceable to an OEM sufficient to ensure authenticity in OEM design and manufacture; (iii) do not contain proper external or internal materials or components required by the OEM or are not constructed in accordance with OEM design; (iv) have been re- worked, re-marked, re-labeled, repaired, refurbished, or otherwise modified from OEM design but not disclosed as such or are represented as OEM authentic or new; or (v) have not passed successfully all OEM required testing, verification, screening, and quality control processes. Notwithstanding the foregoing, goods or items that contain modifications, repairs, re-work, or re-marking as a result of Supplier’s or its subcontractor’s design authority, material review procedures, quality control processes or parts management plans, and that have not been misrepresented or mismarked without legal right to do so, will not be deemed Counterfeit Goods. Counterfeit Goods will be deemed nonconforming to this Agreement. Supplier will implement an appropriate strategy to ensure that goods furnished to Snap-on under this Agreement are not Counterfeit Goods. Supplier’s strategy will include, but is not limited to, the direct procurement of items from OEMs or authorized suppliers, conducting approved testing or inspection to ensure the authenticity of items, and, when items are to be procured from non-authorized suppliers, obtaining from such non-authorized suppliers appropriate certificates of conformance that provide one or more of the following: (i) the OEM’s original certificate of conformance for the item; (ii) sufficient records providing unbroken supply chain traceability to the OEM; or (iii) test and inspection records demonstrating the item’s authenticity. If Supplier becomes aware or suspects that it has furnished Counterfeit Goods to Snap-on under this Agreement, Supplier promptly, but in no case later than thirty (30) days from discovery, will notify Snap-on and replace, at Supplier’s expense, such Counterfeit Goods with OEM or Snap-on-approved goods that conform to the requirements of this Agreement. For confirmed Counterfeit Goods, Government-Industry Data Exchange Program notification will also be made no later than sixty (60) days after discovery. Supplier will be liable fo...

Examples of Counterfeit Goods in a sentence

  • Allbro also had Ukusa’s offices raided and Ukusa’s CEO, Eric Gander, arrested on the (unfounded) basis that Ukusa was selling counterfeit goods in contravention of the Counterfeit Goods Act No 37 of 1997.


More Definitions of Counterfeit Goods

Counterfeit Goods means a part that is a copy or substitute without legal right or authority to do so or one whose material, performance, or characteristics are knowingly misrepresented by a supplier at any level in the supply chain. Examples of Counterfeit Goods may include, but are not limited to: (i) parts which do not contain the proper internal construction (die, manufacturer, wire bonding, etc.) consistent with the specifications of the ordered part,
Counterfeit Goods means SUSPECT COUNTERFEIT GOODS that is a copy or substitute made without legal right or authority or one whose material, performance, IDENTITY (as defined below) or characteristics are misrepresented by a supplier in the SUPPLIER’s supply chain; and
Counterfeit Goods means any material, component, part, assembly, sub-assembly, product and any other item forming part of the Goods (together referred to as “Items” and separately as “Item”) in which there is an indication by visual inspection, testing, or other information that it may be a copy or substitute made without legal right or authority or one whose material, performance, Identity or characteristics have been misrepresented by the Supplier, manufacturer or a supplier in the Supplier’s supply chain;
Counterfeit Goods means goods that are the result of counterfeiting, and includes any means used for purposes of counterfeiting;
Counterfeit Goods and "Diverted Goods" as set forth in Paragraph 1 above and LICENSEE shall use all commercially reasonable means to prevent the creation of any such goods by it employees, agents, representatives or any others operating under its direction, supervision or control and involving the NBA Marks. Nothing in this Agreement, however, shall be deemed to restrict LICENSEE with respect to its obligation to fulfill orders from customers in accordance with applicable laws. (d) In the event LICENSEE sells or distributes other licensed merchandise of a similar grade or quality as the Licensed Products, but which do not bear any of the Licensed Marks, LICENSEE will not discriminate, in a manner which adversely impacts the Licensed Products, in the granting of commissions or discounts to salesmen, dealers and distributors between the Licensed Products and the licensed products of any third party. LICENSEE may not package the Licensed Products in combination with other products, whether similar or different, without the prior written approval of NBAP. In the event that NBAP believes in good faith that LICENSEE has employed selling or reporting methods which circumvent or reduce the royalty or other payment or reporting obligations contained in this Agreement, NBAP may, in addition to any other rights and remedies it may have, at its option and upon fifteen (15) days' prior written notice, adjust or establish the minimum royalty per unit. (e) LICENSEE shall at all times conduct all aspects of its business in a fair and reasonable manner and in compliance with all shipment tracking, identification and anti-counterfeiting systems and labels that NBAP may establish from time to time and all applicable laws, government rules and regulations, court and administrative decrees and the highest standard of business ethics then prevailing in the industry. LICENSEE shall faithfully comply with and adhere to NBAP's shipping and distribution policies established from time-to- time. LICENSEE shall use its commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all retailers and authorized distributors purchasing Licensed Products comply with NBAP's anti-counterfeiting systems, labels and shipping and distribution policies established from time to time. (f) It shall be LICENSEE's sole responsibility, at its sole expense, to obtain all approvals (including, but not limited to, approvals of advertising materials) of all governmental authorities which may be necessary in connection with LICENSEE's per...
Counterfeit Goods means any goods, including packaging, bearing without authorisation a mark which is identical to the mark validly registered in respect of such goods, or which cannot be distinguished in its essential aspects from such a mark, and which thereby infringes the rights protected under this Act;
Counterfeit Goods means a part that is a copy or substitute without legal right or authority to do so or one whose material, performance, or characteristics are knowingly misrepresented by a supplier at any level in the supply chain. Examples of Counterfeit Goods may include, but are not limited to: (i) parts which do not contain the proper internal construction (die, manufacturer, wire bonding, etc.) consistent with the ordered part, (ii) parts which have been used, refurbished or reclaimed, but represented as new product, (iii) parts which have a different package style or surface plating/finish than the ordered parts, (iv) parts which have not successfully completed the Original Equipment Manufacturer’s (OEM) / Original Component Manufacturer’s (OCM) full production and test flow, but are represented as completed product, (v) parts sold as up-screened parts, which have not successfully completed up-screening, or