Germany: Improved Enforcement of Intellectual property Rights
20 August 2008
Mayer Brown Article
20 August 2008 - On 1 September 2008, the Enforcement Act (“Act”) will enter into force in Germany. The most important innovations introduced by the Act are an extended right of information, a right to obtain disclosure of i.a. documents in the control of the alleged infringer of an intellectual property right, a right to recall infringing products from the channels of commerce and aright to publication of judicial decisions.