Serbian Customs Participate in WCO Anti-Counterfeiting Workshop

May 27 2014 - 14:32

From April 22-25, the Serbian Customs Administration hosted an anti-counterfeiting workshop in Belgrade organized under the auspices of the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the German Customs Administration.

The workshop was aimed at educating the local customs officials on how to recognize counterfeit products, with a focus on identifying the manufacturers, suppliers and importers of counterfeit goods, along with their supply lines and methods of transportation and distribution.

The WCO experts shared their experience and best practices, while the representatives of intellectual property rights of companies Nivea, Sanofi, Puma, Adidas, Nike, Louis Vuitton, Hewlett-Packard, and others, held theoretical and practical presentations on how to recognize counterfeits.

The practical part of the workshop was held at Belgrade’s Airport, the customs warehouse, the United Parcel Service (UPS) warehouse and the main post office.

Prepared by: Jelena Jankovic

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Source: Serbian Customs

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