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In brief: Advocate General clarifies cross-border Community design infringement (Nintendo Co Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH and BigBen Interactive SA)

In brief: Advocate General clarifies cross-border Community design infringement (Nintendo Co Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH and BigBen Interactive SA)
Published on: 03 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • In brief: Advocate General clarifies cross-border Community design infringement (Nintendo Co Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH and BigBen Interactive SA)
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  • What should IP & IT lawyers take note of?
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  • What did the AG opine?

Article summary

IP&IT analysis: Joshua Marshall, solicitor at FieldFisher, considers the case of Nintendo Co Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH and BigBen Interactive SA. The Advocate General (AG) was required to opine on how the Community Design Regulation, the Brussels Regulation and Rome II Regulation interrelate where the proprietor of Community designs seeks to enforce those rights against a French and a German company through proceedings in Germany. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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