Fashion Brand Names
It’s not a secret, Bangkok is well known for counterfeit goods, no need to looking for it, fashion brands names are on sale in the streets such as Patpong and some markets. It seems that the authorities have tightened controls and now it is much more difficult to find them now. One of the largest in the world with thousands of copyrights, the museum display only few hundred goods seized through the years. Everything is there, watches, bags, guitars, chocolate, perfumes, tooth path, alcohol, medicine, make-up, condoms, and unimaginable small things. It’s can be for some of the products difficult to determine which is the real and the fake one.
Despite all the campaign trying to educate local people about intellectual property to put an end to the problem, there are still a thousand of those brand names seized. You will learn about the negative effects on the economy, the health and safety for workers, which sometimes are children who produce them, buyers, and not the least, how is close with organized crime, drugs, human trafficking, and nowadays concern, terrorism. Too good to be true, cheap, yes, but these items have a short life. Think twice next time you want to buy fake goods. In 2017 Thailand Joined the Madrid System but remains on the watch List under the 2018 Special 301 report.
The museum is operated by tilleke.& Gibbins a law firm
Free entrance and guided tours
It’s located on the 26th floor of Supalai grand tower 1011 Rama 3 road
Appointment only, 24 hours notices. Monday at 14.00 and Thursday at 10.00
To Go There
Around 30 minutes by taxi
If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out