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Court rules on constitutional right to defence against IP infringement via customs protection

Introduction On December 15 2016 the Court of Rome’s IP and Company Specialised Division issued a short and concise order which confirmed German-based multinational Vorwerk’s constitutional right to defence in the form of customs protection against IP infringement activities undertaken in East Asia. This right had been illegitimately denied by a previous court decision barring…