Port Moresby 2015 has again warned unauthorised goods manufacturers, distributors and retailers to not produce, buy or sell items carrying the Pacific Games’ official logos, following the raid of a warehouse in Papua New Guinea's capital from where branded toilet paper was being distributed.
More than 830 boxes of packaged rolls have been removed from a business property in Gordon.
As well as the Games' logo, the toilet paper was also branded with that of official mascot Tura the Kokomo.
“Businesses need to understand that the Games and Tura logos are registered trademarks of the 2015 Pacific Games and cannot be used for any commercial purpose without proper written consent,” said Peter Stewart, Port Moresby 2015 chief executive.
“Goods distributors and retail outlets that are unsure of products carrying our logos need check with us to avoid having their goods confiscated."
Last month, the Games Enforcement Unit removed key tags displaying the Games' logo from an outlet in Port Moresby’s Vision City shopping mall.
“This unit is a dedicated team set up to protect Games merchandise and enforce the commercial rights of the Games,” added Stewart.
“They will continue to monitor the market for any illegal Games-branded items, have them removed and destroyed.”
The public is being urged to report the sale of any suspicious Games items on the market to the Games hotline on 180 2015.
As many as 3,000 athletes from 21 nations are due to compete across 28 different sports at this year's Pacific Games, which are due to take place from July 4 to 18.
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