Number of Articles Seized at the European Union Borders, 2017 - 2020
Source: European Union Intellectual Property Office. EU Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Results at the EU Border and in the EU Internal Market 2020 (Alicante: EUIPO, 2021)
Topic: Illegal Products
Reference year: 2017-2020
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Data collection
Link to original document: op.europa.eu
The chart shows the number of articles detained at the European Union boders the period 2017-2020, based on the results of the EUIPO report "EU Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Results at the EU Border and in the EU Internal Market 2020," published in December 2021. The results show that the number of items seized in 2020 declined by 34% compared to 2019, reaching a level closer to the 2018 one.