The (too) effective Belgian descriptive seizures
Belgium has a useful tool against IP infringers: descriptive
seizures. By means of an ex parte request to a competent Court
of Commerce, IP owners can obtain allowance for such a seizure.
The only evidence that is needed is a proof of existence of the
IP right and some evidence that there is a prima facie
suspicion of infringement. The court will in nearly all cases
allow the descriptive seizure...
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