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Infringement of copyright and intellectual property rights

Written by Michael Coyle on 20 June 2013

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The Counterfeit Goods Regulation (1383/2003/EC) seeks to regulate the procedures where custom's officers can impose sanctions against goods suspected of infringing IPRs. The new regs covers both counterfeit and pirated goods and protects all IPRs.

It also includes new measures to include the destruction of goods without the need to commence a claim.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2013:170E:0028:0049:EN:PDF

 

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