Serbian Customs Detain Fake Apparel, Fragrances, Labels

Feb 3 2023 - 13:52

On January 24, 2023, Serbian customs officials at the Preševo border crossing point with North Macedonia detained over two tons of smuggled goods, including apparel, fragrances and labels believed to infringe numerous trademarks.

The goods were discovered in a truck arriving from Turkey and were intended for several importers in Serbia. While inspecting the truck, the customs officials found more than 7,000 clothing items, including children’s sets, vests, sweatpants, jeans, T-shirts, underwear and socks, believed to infringe numerous trademarks including Zara®, Tommy Hilfiger®, Adidas®, Nike®, Diesel® and Armani®. The officials also discovered over 6 kg of labels infringing Philipp Plein®, Nike®, Adidas® and Karl Lagerfeld® trademarks.

Prepared by: Djurdja Krivokapić

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Source: Serbian Customs website

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