it may only brand-new goods, which are offered and delivered via authorized by the respective manufacturers reference path (no re-imported goods, no gray goods
and no rm products rm-remanufactured ).
These products can be untreated gray goods
, or coated with silicone, PTFE, or neoprene.
Pompei Chairman Vincent Wong reported that their virtual sales of gray goods
have increased around 20 percent each month at the TMall site [Chiu and Chu 2014].
This note outlines a history of the regulation of imported gray goods
pursuant to Trademark Law, illustrating legislative efforts and judicial support in curbing the importation of goods unintended for the United States market.
While the stores I visited featured legitimate licensed merchandise, exactly what was licensed for Croatia and what consisted of gray goods
would have been difficult for anyone but the licensor and licensee to evaluate.
Rather, gray goods
are genuine in terms of their manufacturer, but their distribution is unauthorized.
Gone as well are the gray goods
that sometimes sent mixed messages to customers and employees alike.
Manufacturers can react by refusing to service gray goods
and disenfranchising channel offenders (such as jobbers who sell to unauthorized distributors).
1) Gray goods
are genuine goods sold through unauthorized channels in direct competition with authorized distributors.
Lush constructions in wovens are dominated by chenille jacquards and tapestries, and prints show up in a variety of gray goods
like linens and linen blends, shantung and duck cloths that add texture and depth to the designs.
The first step toward dealing with gray goods
is for a company to religiously register its trademarks.
It can also serve as an independent basis for Customs to stop the importation of counterfeits and gray goods