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1.

From TRIPS to ACTA: Towards a New 'Gold Standard' in Criminal IP Enforcement?

CRIMINAL ENFORCEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: A BLESSING OR A CURSE?, C. Geiger, ed., Edward Elgar, 2010, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,588
2.

Enough is Enough - The Notion of Binding Ceilings in International Intellectual Property Protection

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 09-01
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 1,389
3.

Sweet Smells and a Sour Taste - The ECJ's L'Oréal decision

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-12, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 30 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
Downloads 1,372
4.

Intellectual Property Law in the P.R. China: A Powerful Economic Tool for Innovation and Development

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-02, China-EU Law Journal, Online Version, July 13, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
Accepted Paper Series
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
Downloads 1,364
5.

Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity, Benefit-Sharing and the Patent System: Romantics v. Economics?

EUI Working Paper LAW No. 2005/07
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
Downloads 1,352
6.

The Law Applicable to Secondary Liability in Intellectual Property Cases

New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Vol. 42, p. 201, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51/2009, NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 09-49, NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-64, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, New York University - School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 1,340
7.

A Trade Agreement Creating Barriers to International Trade? ACTA Border Measures and Goods in Transit

American University International Law Review, Spring 2011, Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Second Biennial Global Conference University of Barcelona, July 8-10, 2010, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 16 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,149
8.

The Unitary Patent Package: Twelve Reasons for Concern

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2015
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 1,148
9.

Protecting Intellectual Property under BITs, FTAs, and TRIPS: Conflicting Regimes or Mutual Coherence?

EVOLUTION IN INVESTMENT TREATY LAW AND ARBITRATION, pp. 485-515, K. Miles, C. Brown, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2011, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 916
10.

Harmonizing Patent Law: The Untamable Union Patent

HARMONISATION OF EUROPEAN IP LAW: FROM EUROPEAN RULES TO BELGIAN LAW AND PRACTICE, M.-Chr. Janssens, G. Van Overwalle, eds., Brussels (Bruylant) 2012, Forthcoming, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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11.

Trademarks Function, Don't They? CJEU Jurisprudence and Unfair Competition Principles

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol.45. 2014, Issue 4, pp 434-454, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-05
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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12.

Litigating Intellectual Property Rights in Investor-State Arbitration: From Plain Packaging to Patent Revocation

Fourth Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Working Paper No. 2014-21, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-13, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 52/2014
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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13.

Select from Within the System: The European Patent with Unitary Effect

Geiger, Chr. ed., What Patent Law for Europe?, Paris (Litec), Forthcoming, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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14.

Virtual Designs

17 STAN. TECH. L. REV. 107 (2014), Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-13, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 16 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 762
15.

AstraZeneca and the EU Sector Inquiry: When Do Patent Filings Violate Competition Law?

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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16.

Too Pretty to Protect ? Trade Mark Law and the Enigma of Aesthetic Functionality

TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITION: CONTRIBUTIONS IN HONOUR OF HANNS ULLRICH, pp. 139 - 159, Josef Drexl, Reto M. Hilty, Laurence Boy, Christine Godt & Bernard Remiche, eds., Larcier, Bruxelles, 2009 (updated version), Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-16
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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17.

European Commission - Green Paper: Copyright in the Knowledge Economy - Comments by the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-05
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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18.

A Comparative Analysis of Policy Space in WTO Law

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-02
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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19.

Comments of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property and Competition Law on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Collective Management of Copyright and Related Rights and Multi-Territorial Licensing of Rights in Musical Works for Online Uses in the Internal Market COM (2012)372

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 667
20.

The Use of Trade Marks in Keyword Advertising. Developments in ECJ and National Jurisprudence

Lee, Nari/et al. (ed.): Intellectual Property, Unfair Competition and Publicity – Convergences and Development (EIPIN Series). Cheltenham, UK/Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2014, pp. 231-286, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-06,
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 May 2012 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
European Patent Institute (EPI)
Downloads 662
21.

Spotlight on China: Piracy, Enforcement, and the Balance Dilemma in Intellectual Property Law

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-04
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
Downloads 647
22.

Anti-Unfair Competition Law and Anti-Trust Law: A Continental Conundrum?

EUI Law Working Paper No. 2005/01
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)
Downloads 635
23.

Economic Functions of Collecting Societies - Collective Rights Management in the Light of Transaction Cost - and Information Economics

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Working Paper Series
Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property Law and Max-Planck-Institute for Intellectual Property Law
Downloads 630
24.

Injunctions Against Innocent Third Parties: Case of Website Blocking

4 JIPITEC, 2, pp. 116-129, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)
Downloads 616
25.

Economic Efficiency versus Democracy: On the Potential Role of Competition Policy in Regulating Digital Markets in Times of Post-Truth Politics

Forthcoming, Damien Gerard and Ioannis Lianos (eds.), Competition Policy: Between Equity and Efficiency, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Dec 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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26.

Of Oceans, Islands, and Inland Water - How Much Room for Exceptions and Limitations Under the Three-Step Test?

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-04
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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27.

Regulation and Control of Communication: The French Online Copyright Infringement Law (HADOPI)

Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law (JICL), Vol. 19, 2011, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Jönköping International Business School
Downloads 591
28.

The Origins of American Design Protection

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 88, 2013, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 199, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 571
29.

Collective Copyright Management and Digitization: The European Experience

Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy / Ruth Towse and Christian Handke (eds.), Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2013, pp. 222-234, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 563
30.

European Commission - White Paper: Damages Actions for Breach of the EC Antitrust Rules

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 39, No. 7, 2008, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-07
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Bayreuth
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31.

The Social Function of Intellectual Property Rights, or How Ethics can Influence the Shape and Use of IP Law

Graeme B. Dinwoodie (ed.), 'Intellectual Property Law: Methods and Perspectives', Cheltenham, UK/Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2013, pp. 153-176, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-06
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
Downloads 561
32.

IP Law Reform and the Treaty of Lisbon

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of Vienna - Faculty of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
Downloads 546
33.

The Google Book Search Settlement: A Law and Economics Analysis

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 7-50, 2011, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
European Commission, Joint Research Center and Ruhr University Bochum
Downloads 545
34.

Real Knowledge is to Know the Extent of One's Own Ignorance: On the Consumer Harm Approach in Innovation-Related Competition Cases

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-15, Antitrust Law Journal , Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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35.

Challenges for the Enforcement of Copyright in the Online World: Time for a New Approach

Published in: P. Torremans (ed.), "Research Handbook on the Cross-Border Enforcement of Intellectual Property", Cheltenham, UK / Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2014, p. 704, Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-01
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
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36.

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement and Criminal Enforcement of Intellectual Property: What Consequences for the European Union?

In: J. Rosén (ed.), Intellectual Property Rights at the Crossroads of Trade, Cheltenham, Elgar, 2012, pp. 167-181, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-04,
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
Downloads 498
37.

All Back to Square One? - An Assessment of the Latest Proposals for a Patent and Court for the Internal Market and Possible Alternatives

Published as: Back to square one?, in: International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Vol. 43, Issue 3, 2012, pp. 286-308, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 12-01
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law
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38.

TRIPS, Patent Rights and Right to Health: 'Price' or 'Prize' for Better Access to Medicine?

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-07
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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39.

The European Draft Common Frame of Reference - A Source of Comparative Law: A New Option for Choosing the Applicable Law - Or a Template for a European Civil Code?

International Seminar on Comparative Law, Conference Proceedings, Kuala Lumpur, November 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 485
40.

Public vs. Private Enforcement of Antitrust Law in Unilateral Conduct Cases - The Interaction Between the Economic Review of the Prohibition of Abuses of Dominant Positions and Private Enforcement

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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41.

The Recorded Music Industry and the Emergence of Online Music Distribution: Innovation in the Absence of Copyright (Reform)

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, Issue 6, 2011, pp. 1783 - 1813, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 May 2011 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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42.

What to Protect, and How? Unfair Competition, Intellectual Property, or Protection Sui Generis

In: Intellectual property, unfair competition and publicity: convergences and development / ed. by Nari Lee et al.- Cheltenham: Elgar, 2014, pp. 11-32, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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43.

The Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances

Auteurs & Media 2012, Issue 6, pp. 539-546 , Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 13-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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44.

Rationales for the Legal Protection of Intangible Goods and Cultural Heritage

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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45.

Strategic Branding: Does Trade Mark Law Provide for Sufficient Self-Help and Self-Healing Forces?

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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46.

Copyright and Open Access for Academic Works

Review of Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 45-65, 2010, Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
European Commission, Joint Research Center and University of Canterbury - Economics and Finance
Downloads 418
47.

Expropriation or Fair Game for All? The Gradual Dismantling of the IP Exclusivity Paradigm

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and University of Copenhagen Centre for Information and Innovation Law
Downloads 416
48.

Towards a New Instrument of Protection for Software in the EU? Learning the Lessons from the Harmonization Failure of Software Patentability

published in: G. Ghidini and E. Arezzo (eds), "Biotechnology and Software Patent Law: A Comparative Review on New Developments", Cheltenham, UK/ Northampton, MA, Edward Elgar, 2011, p. 153., Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI
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Comment by the Max Planck Institute on the Commission's Proposal for a Directive to Amend Directive 2006/116 EC of the European Parliament and Council Concerning the Term of Protection for Copyright and Related Rights

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper Series No. 08-01
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Working Paper Series
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Université de Strasbourg - CEIPI, Goethe University Frankfurt - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Statement of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law on the Review of EU Legislation on Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition & Tax Law Research Paper No. 10-08
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Vienna - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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