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Intellectual Property Litigation and the Fight against Counterfeiting in the EU

Update your legal expertise on the implementation of Directive 2004/48/EC on the civil enforcement of intellectual property rights.


This seminar will examine the implementation of Directive 2004/48/EC on the civil enforcement of intellectual property rights from a practical angle. It will also provide training on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights . 

Procedural issues related to intellectual property litigation will be discussed on the basis of national and CJEU case law. The legal concepts will be illustrated by practical examples and applied through case studies. Alternative measures such as ADR and voluntary mechanisms will be explored.

Key topics

  • Implementation of Directive 2004/48/EC
  • Procedural issues in court proceedings: solutions provided by CJEU and national court  judgments on remedies and legal costs, gathering of evidence, right of information
  • Cross-border execution of injunctions
  • Liability of intermediaries in intellectual property infringement cases
  • The Border Measures Regulation (EU) 608/2013 in practice
  • Benefits and risks of mediation in intellectual property matters
  • Seizure of goods in transit

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice specialised in IP law, in-house counsel, intellectual property litigators, judges, IP enforcement authorities.


19 Apr 2018 @ 09:00 am

20 Apr 2018 @ 01:00 pm

Duration: 1 days, 4 hours


ERA Congress Centre

Metzer Allee 5



Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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