The LEGO Group is taken action on a clone brand known as LEPIN. Their bricks are interchangeable with LEGO pieces. They currently have many sets that look very similar to LEGO, but sells at drastic reduced prices.
LEPIN LEGO Clone Brand
Official LEGO product – LEGO Star Wars 75149 Resistance X-Wing Fighter
Below is more information regarding LEGO’s actions on LEPIN:
We would like to confirm that the LEGO Group have recently filed civil actions in China against the manufacturer and distributor of LEPIN branded construction toys. Our cases have been accepted by Chinese courts and are now pending for trials. We expect the 1st instance decision to be handed down in approximately one years’ time. Please note that LEPIN will not be legally barred from marketing and selling its products while the case is being heard by the courts.
We deeply appreciate and share the LEGO community’s concern and frustration about passing-off or imitation of LEGO products. We are committed to do whatever necessary to protect the LEGO brand and products against undue exploitation, and to minimize the risk of consumers being misled via improper use of LEGO Group intellectual property assets.
We want to thank all of you for your loyalty and support.