Serbian Customs Detain Fake Apparel, Perfumes, Cigars
On four separate occasions between September 27 and October 25, 2021, Serbian customs officials detained apparel, perfumes and cigars believed to infringe various well-known trademarks.
First, customs officials at the Nikola Tesla airport in the capital of Belgrade detained four suitcases filled with Cuban cigars believed to infringe several trademarks, including Cohiba®. The suitcases with the cigars were carried by a traveler arriving from Cuba.
Then, on two separate occasions during the same day, customs officials detained 60 puffer jackets believed to infringe the Nike® trademark and 135 pairs of jeans believed to infringe several trademarks, including Diesel® and Dsquared2®. The goods were discovered during the inspection of two cars on a highway in central Serbia.
Finaly, customs officals on the Gradina border crossing point with Bulgaria detained nearly 150 bottles of perfume believed to infringe numerous trademakrs, including Yves Saint Laurent®, Dior® and Carolina Herrera®. The goods were discovered during the inspection of a car traveling from Bulgaria to Serbia.
Prepared by: Djurdja Krivokapić
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Source: Serbian Customs website