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A number of statutory provisions enacted at European or international level
are of great importance for all intellectual property rights.
In particular for practitioners but also for scholars this book provides for a
commentary on the TRIPS Agreement and the Paris Convention and on European law
on the enforcement of IP Rights such as the Enforcement Directive EC/2004/48
and the Regulation EC/1383/2003 on Customs Action further on the Regulation
EC/44/2001 on Jurisdiction and Enforcement.
Further of high practical relevance a commentary Regulation EC/772/2004 on
Technology Transfer Agreements and on Regulation EC/864/2007 on the Applicable
Law to Non-Contractual Obligations (Rome II).
Key features include:
• An article-by-article commentary on the relevant international
treaties and European instruments
• It is intended to provide the reader with a short and straightforward
explanation of the principles of law to be drawn from each provision
• Editors and authors are all prominent specialists (academics and
practitioners) in the field of international and European IP law
Concise International and European IP Law - TRIPS, Paris Convention,
European Enforcement and Transfer of Technology is part of 'Concise IP', a
series of five volumes of commentary on European intellectual property
legislation edited by Thomas Dreier, Charles Gielen and Richard Hacon. The
formula of this series is based on the successful German and Dutch formula
'KurzKommentar' and 'Tekst en Commentaar'. The five volumes cover: Patents and
related matters, Trademarks and designs, Copyrights and neighbouring rights,
IT and a general volume including jurisdictional issues.
Preface. Authors. About the Editors. Introduction. Agreement on Trade-Related
Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. Paris Convention for the Protection
of Industrial Property Regulation No. 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on
Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.
Council Regulation (EC) No. 1383/2003. European Commission Regulation (EC) No.
772/2004 of 7 April 2004 on the Application of Article 81(3) of the Treaty to
Categories of Technology Transfer Agreements. Directive 2004/48/EC of the
European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the Enforcement of
Intellectual Property Rights Regulation (EC) No. 864/2007 of the European
Parliament and of the Council of 11 July 2007 on the Law Applicable to
Non-Contractual Obligations (Rome II). List of Abbreviations. List of
Treaties, Legislation and other Documents. List of Cases and Advisory