Serbian Customs Detain Fake Apparel, Perfumes, Cigars

Nov 5 2021 - 14:55

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

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

Source: Serbian Customs website

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