Bulgarian Customs Seize Counterfeit Apparel Worth EUR 358,000
On February 24, 2009, the Bulgarian customs authorities seized counterfeit Armani, Gianfranco Ferré, Adidas, Nike, Puma and Pierre Cardin clothing, worth approximately EUR 358,000 (USD 453,000).
The seized goods included 27,778 counterfeit Armani and Gianfranco Ferré sweaters, as well as 1,167 cardigans and 131,065 pairs of counterfeit Adidas, Nike, Pierre Cardin and Puma socks.
The counterfeit apparel was seized in the town of Lesovo in southeastern Bulgaria during a regular inspection. The clothing was found in two trucks with Ukrainian registration plates, traveling from Turkey to Ukraine.
For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova in our Bulgaria Office.
March 2009 News
- Macedonian PTO to Host UNECE Seminar on Management of IP Rights
- Amended Croatian IP Laws Enter into Force
- Serbian Draft Law on Trademarks Up for Public Discussion
- Montenegro Begins to Issue Certificates of Registration
- Romania Launches Online Patent Applications
- Bosnia Ratifies Phonograms Convention
- New Macedonian Industrial Property Law Enters into Force
- Bulgarian Customs Seize Counterfeit Apparel Worth EUR 358,000
- Bosnian Authorities Destroy Counterfeit LG Goods
- Albania Adopts New IP Regulations