Fighting Product Piracy: Law & Strategies in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Spain, UK, China, USA
Counterfeiting and product piracy has become the catch phrase for a white-collar crime Which has reached troubling dimensions.
This handbook should be of interest to those of you every day Whose Work Involves safe-guarding the interests of intellectual property by taking measures Aimed at Combating counterfeiting and product piracy . It provides both an overview of relevant intellectual property rights and the full array of measures that companies can take to enforce their intellectual property rights. no question that piracy is already a synonym for economic crimes, so-called "white-collar crimes."
Provides an overview of the most important IP rights that can be subject to product piracy
Details the ways that rights can be protected and describes the civil, criminal and regulatory actions that can be made
Considers the possible legal measures against product piracy including interim injunctions, action on the merit, custom seizures and the involvement of criminal prosecutors and/or product safety authorities
Focuses on the situation in Germany with country chapters covering France, The Netherlands, UK, Spain, China and the US to provide perspective on the co-ordinated approach in different countries
Written by lawyers from Clifford Chance who practice in the relevant jurisdictions, the title contains many examples and practical tips from their experience, for example advice on dealing with custom seizures
Considers the effect of the EU Directive 2004/48/EC (Enforcement directive) and the EU Product Piracy Regulation EC No.1383/2003
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