Bulgarian Customs Seize Nike, Disney Counterfeits

Apr 26 2012 - 12:25

In the period March 1-19, the customs officials in the city of Burgas, eastern Bulgaria, seized 60,030 counterfeit T-shirts bearing the names of well-known brands, including a package with over 50,000 Nike T-shirts, which is the largest single seizure of fake Nike goods to date in Bulgaria.

On March 19, the officials at the Lesovo border crossing point, southeastern Bulgaria, seized 540 tracksuits bearing the Dsquared² mark, 330 T-shirts bearing the Bikkembergs mark, and 840 T-shirts with the figurative Mickey Mouse (Disney) mark. The fake goods were found in a truck with Romanian license plates traveling from Turkey to Romania.

The rights holders have been informed of the seizure in accordance with EC Regulation 1383/2003 and the Bulgarian law on marks and geographical indications.

Author: Preslav Penev

For more information, please contact bulgaria@petosevic.com.

Source: Bulgarian Customs

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