Serbian Customs Seize Over Four Tons of Fake Apparel

Feb 28 2017 - 10:31

On February 9, 2017, Serbian customs officials at the Gradina border crossing point with Bulgaria seized over 7,700 apparel items and accessories believed to infringe various well-known trademarks.

While inspecting a truck transporting over 22 tons of goods, the officials identified over four tons of goods believed be counterfeit, namely:

  • Over 4,500 T-shirts believed to infringe the Adidas®, Paul & Shark®, Polo®, Nike®, Tommy Hilfiger®, Puma®, Lacoste®, Armani®, Burberry® and Boss® trademarks;

  • Over 2,500 bags believed to infringe the Guess®, Prada®, Louis Vuitton®, Chanel®, Valentino® and Zara® trademarks;

  • Over 500 pairs of sneakers believed to infringe the Puma®, Adidas® and Nike® trademarks;

  • Over 100 jackets believed to infringe the Moncler®, Burberry®, Philipp Plein® and Tommy Hilfiger® trademarks; and

  • Over 170 wallets believed to infringe the Guess®, Michael Kors® and Philipp Plein® trademarks.

The truck had Macedonian license plates and was traveling from Turkey to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Prepared by: Djurdja Krivokapić

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

Source: Serbian Customs

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