Serbian Customs, Police Seize Counterfeit Apparel, Eyewear

Dec 30 2015 - 10:32

On November 26, 2015, in a joint action, Serbian police and customs authorities discovered and seized 1,700 clothing items (mostly tracksuits, jeans and T-shirts) believed to infringe the IP rights of the world’s leading apparel and athletic wear makers, including Adidas, Converse, Tommy Hilfiger, Diesel, Levi’s and Hugo Boss. The goods were seized in the town of Bogutovac, west-central Serbia, after an inspection of an express delivery vehicle from the town of Sabac, eastern Serbia.

On November 17, the officials at Belgrade’s airport seized 400 eyeglass frames and sunglasses believed to infringe Ray Ban, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Prada and Dior trademarks. The eyewear originated in China and was intended for an importer from Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prepared by: Jelena Jankovic

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Source: Serbian Customs

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