Estimated Value of Counterfeit Items Seized by the European Union Authorities

Source: EUIPO, Europol. Intellectual Property Crime: Threat Assessment 2022 (Alicante: EUIPO, 2022)
Topic: Illegal Products
Reference year: 2017-2020
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Data collection
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The chart presents the estimated value of the counterfeit items detained by the European Union authorities over the period 2017 - 2020, based on the results of the report "Intellectual Property Crime: Threat Assessment 2022," published in March 2022 by EUIPO and Europol. The data shows that the estimated value of the counterfeit items seized decreased by almost 19%, from almost 2.5 billion euros in 2019 to 2 billion euros in 2020.