Counterfeit Information

WARNING: BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS!
  
TO OBTAIN AUTHENTIC HEREND ® PRODUCTS, ;BUY ONLY FROM AUTHORIZED HEREND RETAIL STORES!

The Herend Porcelain Manufactory Ltd. and Martin's Herend Imports, Inc. are doing everything legally and commercially possible to keep counterfeit porcelain items off the market. Nevertheless we are aware of certain dealers in Hungary, the United States and indeed on the Internet who are offering allegedly original, authentic Herend items which in fact may be counterfeit. We have successfully filed several actions in the U.S. since 1995, which have stopped the sale and distribution of counterfeit Herend Porcelain products. We intend to take similar actions to protect our customers in the future, as necessary. By these actions, we wish to demonstrate our commitment to stop such unlawful activity, and to protect our customers who demand the quality and style that only authentic HEREND® products possess.

Recently, different cheap imitations of Herend have also appeared on the market, some making reference to Herend's style, craftsmanship or attributes. While these products may carry a "Herend" style backstamp, the backstamp is also counterfeit. Other products may not carry the backstamp, but make reference to "Herend". By imitating Herend's patterns and forms these products may therefore be misleading, and may infringe upon Herend copyrights.

We take no responsibility for the authenticity or quality of items purchased from an unauthorized shop. In the United States there is a network of specialized shops that sell only genuine HEREND ® Porcelain. A list of these shops can be found on our website, www.herendusa.com, under "Find A Retailer". We recommend that if you desire the high quality and value of authentic HEREND® porcelain, you buy only from a Herend ® Authorized Retailer.