In addition to auto parts, counterfeiters also frequently produce packaging which leads consumers to believe they are purchasing a
Genuine Ford part.
Left: Counterfeit packaging examples.
Left: Photos from a packaging raid carried out by Ford Brand Protection.
Below: Additional photos of counterfeit packaging.
Trade dress is a form of intellectual property. It generally refers to the characteristics of the visual appearance of a product or
its packaging that signify the source of the product to consumers.
Below are several examples of trademark infringement via trade dress.
Left: Compare the Genuine Ford Motorcraft packaging to the left to the three counterfeit filter packages below.