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Enforcement Secondary Legislation

Statutory Instruments to implement enforcement legislation including EU regulations.

Implementing EU Regulations

European Communities (Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights) Regulations, 2006 (SI No 360 of 2006)

These Regulations transpose into Irish law those aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights which were not available under Irish law at the time. The Directive harmonises civil remedies and measures available for the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights across the European Community.

EU Enforcement Legislation

Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights is a European Union directive in the field of intellectual property law, which  provides for civil remedies against IP infringement. The Directive has harmonised the rules on evidence, interlocutory measures, seizure and injunctions, damages, costs and on judicial publication.