>>>The enforcement directive under the scrutiny of the European Court of Justice (Lydian)

The enforcement directive under the scrutiny of the European Court of Justice (Lydian)

This summer, the European Court of Justice ruled on two cases relating to the interpretation of the Directive 2004/48 of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights. These rulings clearly demonstrate the increasing need to reform the text of the Enforcement Directive. In this context, the Commission announced in its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe, that it will make proposals in 2016 to modernize the enforcement of intellectual property rights. These changes are eagerly awaited. A public consultation on the evaluation and modernization of the legal framework for the enforcement of intellectual property rights ended on 15 April 2016, but a proposal has yet to be made and will hopefully take the recent rulings under consideration …

In the meantime, you will find below a summary of these two insightful rulings.

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2017-01-31T12:31:43+00:00 31 januari 2017|Categories: Intellectuele rechten|Tags: , , , |