exhaustion of rights
In conditions of cooperation with EU member states, national companies must take into account and adapt to the rules that apply in the EU market for goods and services, as well as the procedure for filing a claim against acc.
At the same time, the principle of territoriality applies in intellectual property law, that is, each EU member state acts within the framework of its IP legislation, although in general such legislation is harmonized with EU Directives in this area. In addition, the European Court of Justice is vested with competence regarding the interpretation of the rules of directives, and such interpretation must be taken into account when applying the provisions of the directives to EU member states. Continue reading