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IP Enforcement Focus : Europe – round-up

IP Enforcement Focus is our series of written, video and audio posts which plug into your current European enforcement issues. These posts cover IP related court cases as well as relevant political and economic developments in this area. Since January, we have published 13 summaries of key IP enforcement developments, including 8 v-logs. This round-up outlines each commentary with a link to the full post,

CJEU: French connection – when online infringement crosses borders

This short IP Enforcement V-log, summarises a recent claim of online infringement in which French courts were permitted to proceed against online infringement outside France. But does this pave the way for future multi-jurisdiction cases under Article 5 of the Brussels regulation? Watch this v-log here IP Enforcement Focus is a series of written, video and audio posts which plug

The same situation… Dutch Provisions Judge accepts cross-border competence in patent infringement case against Chinese defendants

In a decision of 21 November 2014, the Provisions Judge of the District Court of The Hague accepted cross-border competence in preliminary patent infringement proceedings against a Dutch entity and Chinese (co-)defendants. The facts of the case were as follows. The French entity Rhodia took the position that the Dutch entity Buteressence and the Chinese