Designs tracker [Archived]
Designs tracker [Archived]

The following IP practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

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  • Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)
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Review of the enforcement framework including the Enforcement Directive (Directive 2004/48/EC)Spring 2019: the Commission is to prepare a roadmap on the implementation of the new EU customs action plan
9 October 2018: Council endorsed a new EU customs action plan
12 March 2018: the Council of the EU adopted conclusions on the enforcement of IP rights in the EU addressing the Commission's November 2017 IP package
29 November 2017: Guidance published
In December 2015, the Commission published a public consultation on the evaluation and modernisation of the legal framework for the enforcement of IP rights.

The consultation, which was part of the Digital Single Market strategy, looked to help assess the functioning of the Enforcement Directive in the online environment, with a view to identifying the possible need for adapting such provisions and to propose corrective measures.

In November 2017, the Commission published new guidance aimed at clarifying its

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