Customs officers of Plovdiv Customs House seized thousands of fake toys and work gloves



Customs  officers  of  Plovdiv Customs  House  seized 1500 toys and 58 000 pair of  work gloves . There is suspicion that the goods infringe rights owned by brands. Goods were detained during customs inspection of the two Iranian trucks. In the transport documents indicate that the goods are loaded into a free zone in Iran, and commercial invoice is issued by a company from China. The trucks were  selected for detail check on a „risk analysis" method. During examinations of a first truck customs officers found 1450 toys with logo and  figurative  of  popular cartoon characters : Elsa from the movie "Frozen" , mignon from "Despicable Me",  and Angry birds of "Angry Birds."

During customs examination of  a second  truck  customs officers found 58 000 pair of  work gloves with the logo of „Peugeot".

The toys and work gloves were seized.  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.