Hong Kong's Ming Pao reported that one day after this newspaper arrived in Victoria Park and the mall for the fairy market, they found middle school students in Zhang Zhu Shan English Secondary School and Saint Joseph's English High School selling the pirated "Angry Birds" coin bag suspected of being infringed, And inflatable doll and other products. And more adult-run stalls, more layout seems like "Angry Birds" pirated stores.
"Angry Birds," the original creator and Greater China agent confirmed to the newspaper, the two schools selling "Angry Birds" are unauthorized production, suspected of piracy.
Zhang Zhu Shan goods shelves students lost
Earlier readers reported to this newspaper that Zhang Zhu Shan English secondary schools in Kwun Tong apm mall suspected of piracy sale of "angry bird" and other popular cartoon products, the newspaper in the past two days to observe one after another and found that the secondary school stalls continue to sell the alleged infringement Angry Birds products, including coin bags, mouse pads and more. The classmate surnamed Cai female students said the alleged infringement of goods is led by the teacher into the students, the students do not know whether the sale of pirated products, will inform the teacher to discuss whether the shelves.
Last night, Zhang Zhu Shan, an English middle school student at Zhang Zhu Shan, said that in the past five years, all students had been brought to a wholesale market in Guangzhou for fear of infringing on the products. Although the products were removed yesterday, students were depressed. She said she would learn the lesson and summarize the review with the students.
In addition, the newspaper yesterday went to Victoria Park's stalls and found St Joseph's English secondary school stalls also suspected of selling pirated "Angry Birds" inflatable doll, but also become the best-selling goods.
St. Joseph's English volunteer agencies pick up
Lin and Chen, two resident faculty members of the school, said yesterday that the school started to sell cartoon products in the Victoria Park last year. Last year, the school made a profit of $ 10,000 and the students picked up the medicine for the second consecutive year through the same voluntary agency.
According to the two teachers, "We had students who happened to be members of this voluntary agency, so we pick up there, when the voluntary agencies told us which products were best sellers, but we found that some products such as Mario (Mario Bros.) May infringe, have not dare to stock, but the students too like Angry Birds. " Mr. Chen said that while knowing that the Angry Birds inflatable doll is at risk of infringement, the school organized activities to encourage students to participate and study, so "let them have the right to enter the goods."
Early warning of the teacher had warned
The school yesterday, the students left a small amount of allegedly infringing products off the shelf, and told reporters that the future will be "obedient" to obey the teacher's advice. Teachers said the matter is educational for students.
In the Victoria Park Lunar New Year Fair, many private stalls run by adults are filled with countless "angry bird" products that are allegedly infringing, slippers, hats, document bags, key chains and cash drawers. Student stalls are much more serious. A stall owner said that all the goods were imported into the Mainland. An "angry bird" felt price of 45 yuan, but the delivery price of only 8 yuan. He claimed: "I do not know if it is piracy. Anyway, it is genuine on the mainland."
Chen Huajun, chief executive of Shan Cheng Group, an authorized agent for Angry Birds Greater China, said none of the coins, mouse pads and balloons sold at the two schools were products authorized by the company. He believes that if Hong Kong approaches the counterfeit goods source in the Mainland, it will be harder to stop infringing products. Angry Birds was created by Finnish company Rovio Entertainment Ltd. Henri Holm, vice president of Asia, said Angry Birds is a registered trademark in Hong Kong and the company will never tolerate any infringement.