Customs annual report
Type: Archives [short]
End production: 06/07/2011 First transmission: 13/07/2011
Fight against fakes: Impressive increase of customs actions to enforce intellectual property rights. In 2010, EU Customs took action in nearly 80,000 cases, totalling more than 103 million products suspected of violating intellectual property rights (IPR) at the EU's external borders. According to the Commission's annual report on EU Customs enforcement of IPR, the number of shipments stopped by customs almost doubled compared to 2009, rising from 43,500 in 2009 to almost 80,000 in 2010.
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||Customs officials searching container which contains counterfeit goods
||Customs official discovering counterfeit toy guns (2 shots)
||Various counterfeit bags including counterfeit branded bag
||Customs control agent assisting at the unloading of planes, Zaventem airport (5 shots)
||Counterfeit goods warehouse, Zaventem airport
||Opening and checking boxes of counterfeit goods, Zaventem airport (10 plans)
||Customs inspections of counterfeit goods in a customs warehouse in Gothenburg, Sweden (8 shots)
||Cutaways of counterfeit goods (8 shots)