Counterfeit goods seized in Southampton including fake Louis Vuitton and Cath Kidston bags and Gucci sunglasses
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New EU law clamps down on fake goods

7 February 2014 Last updated at 09:58 GMT

A change in European law means that customs now have the right to seize and destroy fake goods bought from outside Europe.

The BBC's Dominic Laurie spoke with is Steve Kuncewicz, an intellectual property lawyer, to discuss the implications of this change in the law for customers.