Customs officers of Plovdiv Customs House seized over 15 000 watches with the logo of world famous brands


Customs  officers  of  Plovdiv Customs  House  seized over 15 000 watches suspected of  infringing intellectual property rights of  25 word famous brands. The  watches were detained during customs inspection of the Iranian truck. 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 truck  was  selected for detail check on a „risk analysis" method. During examinations customs officers found 15 430 watches with the logo of  25 world famous brands -  Patek Philippe, Rolex, Ulisee Nardin, Audemars Piguet, Daniel Wellington, Breitling, Frank Muller.

The  watches 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.