Hermes International v FHT Marketing: ECJ 9 Sep 1998

Where interim orders had been granted following seizure of goods under TRIPS agreement, the court gave guidance on what characteristics where required for it to be considered provisional measures under TRIPS and so imposed time limits.
ECJ Agreement establishing the World Trade Organisation – TRIPS Agreement – Article 177 of the Treaty – Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice – Article 50 of the TRIPS Agreement – Provisional measures


Gazette 09-Sep-1998, C-53/96, Ecj/Cfi Bulletin 16/98, [1998] EUECJ C-53/96




Council Decision 94/800/EC Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

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CitedForensic Telecommunications Services Ltd v West Yorkshire Police and Another ChD 9-Nov-2011
The claimant alleged infringement by the defendant of assorted intellectual property rights in its database. It provided systems for recovering materials deleted from Nokia mobile phones.
Held: ‘the present case is concerned with a collection . .
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Intellectual Property, European

Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.81344