Date : 17/12/2020 – Source : Commission Européenne – Lien
Every year, the European Commission publishes a report describing the customs serizures of articles suspected of infringing intellectual property rights (IPR) such as trademarks, copyrights and patents.
In 2019, fake goods with a retail value of over €760 million were seized at the EU’s external borders. This figure represents a €20 million increase in value from 2018. The number of detentions went up by over 30% in the same period.