Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Member States

Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Member States provides a timely overview and thorough analysis of intellectual property rights enforcement in the EU Member States.
Editor(s):
Flip Petillion
book | published | 1st edition
January 2019 | xxviii + 1244 pp.

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Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the EU Member States provides a timely overview and thorough analysis of intellectual property rights enforcement in the EU Member States. Taking legal action in one or several countries in the EU to enforce intellectual property rights is quite a challenge. The adoption of European Directive 2004/48/EC on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights was meant to put a halt to considerable discrepancies in national legislations which caused uncertainty and a difference in enforcement between the EU Member States. The Enforcement Directive aimed to create a level playing field and to ensure a high, equivalent and homogeneous level of intellectual property protection across the EU.

Over the past decade, the Enforcement Directive has been transposed into all EU Member States, in national legislation and through its application in national and EU case law. Both are essential to understand the Enforcement Directive’s actual scope of application. In order to prepare and undertake an action in different countries – potentially simultaneously – knowledge of national legislation, local custom and practice, as well as procedural law, national and EU case law is essential.

This book is a collaborative effort of lawyers from top tier firms from all 28 EU Member States. It is a valuable resource for both practitioners – who are active cross-border and internationally – and general counsel – who seek an in-depth analysis of the legal landscape across the EU.

Chapters

Table of contents and preliminary pages (p. 0)

Chapter 1. Genesis, Adoption and Application of European Directive 2004/48/EC (p. 1)

Chapter 2. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Austria (p. 49)

Chapter 3. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Belgium (p. 93)

Chapter 4. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Bulgaria (p. 153)

Chapter 5. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Croatia (p. 193)

Chapter 6. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Cyprus (p. 223)

Chapter 7. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Czech Republic (p. 263)

Chapter 8. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Denmark (p. 303)

Chapter 9. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Estonia (p. 339)

Chapter 10. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Finland (p. 371)

Chapter 11. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in France (p. 403)

Chapter 12. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Germany (p. 435)

Chapter 13. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Greece (p. 523)

Chapter 14. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Hungary (p. 595)

Chapter 15. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Ireland (p. 639)

Chapter 16. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Italy (p. 673)

Chapter 17. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Latvia (p. 721)

Chapter 18. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Lithuania (p. 757)

Chapter 19. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Luxembourg (p. 787)

Chapter 20. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Malta (p. 813)

Chapter 21. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Netherlands (p. 859)

Chapter 22. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Poland (p. 899)

Chapter 23. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Portugal (p. 931)

Chapter 24. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Romania (p. 959)

Chapter 25. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Slovakia (p. 1023)

Chapter 26. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Slovenia (p. 1055)

Chapter 27. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Spain (p. 1085)

Chapter 28. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Sweden (p. 1123)

Chapter 29. Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the United Kingdom (p. 1161)

Annex. Directive 2004/48/EC (p. 1231)

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