The Lisbon Treaty, Trade Agreements and the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law
European Intellectual Property Review, No. 3, pp. 104-112, 2010
Queen Mary School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 44/2010
Under the Lisbon Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, national parliaments no longer ratify international trade agreements, such as those relating to intellectual property enforcement. Instead, the European Union has exclusive competence and the European Parliament in particular has significant new powers to influence provisions in trade agreements on intellectual property enforcement.
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Date posted: January 25, 2010
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