Fake Apparel, Sneakers, Accessories Destroyed in Serbia
On July 14 and July 16, PETOŠEVIĆ Serbia representatives and local customs authorities organized and witnessed the destruction of various goods found to infringe the intellectual property rights of the world’s leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment.
The goods, which were destroyed in the city of Krusevac, southern Serbia, included:
1,416 pairs of sneakers
22,897 pairs of socks
582 sweat suits
870 T-shirts and shirts
over 1000 labels
The destroyed goods also included 203 pairs of sneakers, 130 sweat suits and 200 sweatpants bearing the mark of Converse and 1,183 cell phone covers bearing the mark of Nokia.
The counterfeits were seized in the time period 2005-2007 and were intended for importers from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Croatia and Poland.
The goods were stored in the customs warehouse in the town of Dimitrovgrad, southeastern Serbia.
You can see the photos from the destruction in our gallery.
By: Ivan Matic
For more information, please contact Ivan Matic at our Serbia office.
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