4,000 Pairs of Fake Nike Sneakers Destroyed in Serbia
The representatives of the PETOŠEVIĆ office in Belgrade and the representatives of Delta Sport, the exclusive distributor of Nike in the Balkan region, have recently organized and witnessed the destruction of 4,151 pairs of sneakers found to infringe the intellectual property rights of Nike.
On December 4, 2010, the counterfeit goods were taken to the city waste yard where they were destroyed with a truck tire shredder, compacted and covered with waste and soil.
The infringing goods were discovered and seized by the state market inspectorate representatives from the Ministry of Trade and Services in various outlets in Serbia.
You can see the photos of the destruction in our gallery.
For more information, please contact Ivan Matic at our Balkan Regional Office.
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