Customs officers from Customs of Burgas seized over 120 000 chewing gums with animated characters


2017-03-14

Customs officers from Customs of Burgas seized 121 200 chewing gums with false signs and images of animated characters from the movie "Minions" for violated intellectual property rights. The commercial shipment arrived in the port of Burgas with shipping container from China import to Bulgaria. Customs officers from the "Customs Intelligence and Investigation" in Customs of Burgas made a detailed check of the container. The consignment of chewing gums was seized according to Regulation (EU) № 608/2013 and Law on Marks and Geographical Indications. The trademark owner has informed the Customs of Burgas that the detained goods "Minions" are fakes. The gums will be destroyed under the supervision of Customs of Burgas.