Bulgarian customs seize large amount of fake clothing items


2011-12-21
Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint seized large amount of fake clothing items.
On December 18-19 during a check on a vehicle with Turkish registration the customs officers on duty found 300 children's blouses of the Hello Kitty brand. A bit later, authorities checked a car with Bulgarian registration and found 61 sweat suits, shirts and sports suits, wearing the logos of Adidas, D&G and Moschino, in car's trunk.
In line with Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 and the Marks and Geographical Indications Act the items were confiscated and the holders of the rights of the brands were alarmed about the seizure.