Romania Customs Seize EUR 3,434,733 Worth of Counterfeit Goods
During regular controls between March 1 and March 31, 2010, the customs officials at Romania’s port of Constanta, on the western coast of the Black Sea, seized items bearing top brand names, believed to be counterfeit, worth approximately EUR 3,434,733 (USD 4,671,952).
The seized goods include 9,500 pairs of shoes, 16,188 clothing items (jackets, caps, T-shirts), 17,050 sportswear items (shorts and T-shirts), 7,488 pairs of leggings, 8,000 leather articles (bags, wallets, key chains), 13,790 balls, 214 printer cartridges, 416 furniture parts and 10,000 zippers, bearing the marks of Gucci, Y-3, Lotto, Fendi, D&G, Armani, FIFA World Cup, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Juventus, Barcelona, Adidas, Ferrari, BMW, Lexmark, Hewlett-Packard and Septwolves.
For more information, please contact Marius Ciobanasu at our Romania office.
Source: Romanian Customs
April 2010 News
- New Law on Trademarks and Geographical Indications to Enter into Force in Romania
- Montenegro to Adopt Three New IP Laws
- New Law on Geographical Indications in Serbia Explained
- Western Balkan Countries Entry into the EU
- Adidas Sues Two Russian Shoe Retailers, Wins One Case, Loses Another
- Ukraine Rules Against Viasat in Copyright Dispute
- Bulgarian Meat Producer Fined for Unfair Competition
- Romania Issues New Regulations on Supplementary Protection for Medicinal and Plant Protection Products
- Consultations on Pre-draft of Law on Customs Measures in Bosnia
- Eighty-two Percent Ukrainian Companies Involved In IPR Disputes
- Latvia Ratifies Patent Law Treaty
- Serbian Customs: 1.5 Million Items Waiting to be Destroyed
- Romania Customs Seize EUR 3,434,733 Worth of Counterfeit Goods
- Bulgarian Customs Detain Counterfeit Reebok, Adidas, Nike Clothing Labels
- Macedonian Customs Seize Counterfeit Sneakers, Sunglasses