Liquor Seized By Authorities

Author:Moeller IP Advisors
Profession:Moeller IP Advisors

More than 2,000 bottles of liquor marked with the Designation of Origin (DO) Pisco were confiscated recently because they did not have authorization to use it.

The seizures were made by the National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (Indecopi) in conjunction with the National Superintendence of Tax Administration (Superintendencia Nacional de Administración Tributaria - Sunat).

The operation was carried out in the city of "Chincha," in which 37 local wineries were inspected and found to be producing liquor bottles marked with the DO Pisco. This resulted in legal actions against those producers and marketers....

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