3037 fake clothing articles were seized by customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint


2014-05-09
 

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint seized 3037 children, ladies and men's clothing suspected of infringing intellectual property rights of world famous brands. Goods were transported by truck with Bulgarian license plate traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria. The truck was selected for detail check on a "risk analysis" method. In examining customs officers found 2340 t-shirts and jerseys with the logo of Philipp Plein, and 697 children's t-shirts and sports kits with counterfeit logos of world brand of  Disney, stamped with the image of the popular cartoon character Mickey Mouse.

In compliance with EU Regulation No 608/2012 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications the case will be assigned to right owners of the relevant trademarks.