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Why Customs can help patent owners


Customs authorities provide an effective weapon against counterfeit goods in Europe. Jasper Helder and Francis van Velsen of Simmons & Simmons in Rotterdam examine their relevance in defending patent rights

The last decade of the 20th century saw a dramatic increase in imports into the EU of counterfeit goods. This trend is continuing in the first years of the 21st century. One of the main aims of the European Customs authorities is the...


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