Serbian Customs Seize Fake Chocolate Bars, Chewing Gum, Energy Drinks
On November 6, 2020, Serbian customs officials seized 11,000 chocolate bars, 16,000 packs of chewing gum, and almost 2,000 cans of energy drinks believed to infringe numerous trademarks, including Milka®, Snickers®, Bounty®, Kinder Bueno®, Mars®, Twix®, Orbit® and Red Bull®. The goods were seized during the inspection of a warehouse outside the town of Raška in southern Serbia.
On November 9, 2020, while inspecting a van travelling from Bulgaria to Germany at the Gradina border crossing point with Bulgaria, Serbian customs officials seized more than 40 jackets, over 40 sweatpants and 17 T-shirts believed to infringe the Nike®, Adidas®, Tommy Hilfiger®, Prada®, Calvin Klein®, Puma®, Adidas® and Lacoste® trademarks.
Prepared by: Djurdja Krivokapić
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Source: Serbian Customs website
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