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Don’t mess with the wrestlers! – WWE awarded an injunction and damages against unauthorised distributors in India

If you are a wrestling fan, you would have definitely heard of John Cena, Randy Orton, The Rock, Cm Punk, Undertaker, Shawn Michaels, The Great Khali, Rey Mysterio, HHH, Edge etc. As a fan of these mega stars, you would have purchased many merchandise to be more like them and also would have made sure that you bought the original ones and not the replicas. But are you certain that what you are buying is in fact the original piece? More often than not, retailers import few pieces of original goods and use those to manufacture fake ones which, for a layman, will look exactly like the original. This is what happened in a recent case between World Wrestling Entertainment and Savio Fernandes & Ors.

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