On September 13 and September 15, 2016, PETO`EVIĆ Serbia
representatives and local customs authorities organized and
witnessed the destruction of various goods found to infringe the
intellectual property rights of several owners.
The goods, which were destroyed in the city of Kruaevac,
southern Serbia, included:
35,268 mobile phone cases and 180
pairs of women's sneakers bearing fake trademarks of the
world's leading supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a
major manufacturer of sports equipment;
3,650 mobile phone cases bearing fake
29 men's handbags bearing fake
19,128 toys bearing fake Monsuno®
5,976 toys bearing fake My Little
1,080 toys bearing fake
720 toys bearing fake Furby®
1,080 board game sets bearing fake
The counterfeits were seized in the time period 2011-2014 and
were intended for Serbian importers from the cities of Belgrade and
The goods were stored in the customs warehouse in the town of
`id, northwestern Serbia.
You can see the photos from the destruction in our
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