Bulgarian Patent Officials Seize Counterfeit Apparel

Apr 14 2009 - 16:51

During their recent inspections in cooperation with the Ministry of Interior, officials of the Bulgarian Patent Office (BPO) have seized several loads of counterfeit apparel.

On March 20, 2009, the BPO officials conducted an inspection at the Iliantsi bazaar in Sofia and discovered more than 1,900 pieces of counterfeit Adidas, Nike, Puma, Kappa, Le Coq Sportif and the Liverpool Football Club apparel.

Five days later, the BPO officials conducted another inspection at the Iliantsi bazaar, and seized counterfeit Puma AG Rudolf Dassler Sport shoes.

On March 26, 2009, more counterfeit Adidas, Diesel and Dolce & Gabbana apparel were seized in the town of Dobrich in northeastern Bulgaria.

For more information, please contact Milena Bogoslovova in our Bulgaria Office.

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