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EU UPDATE: Customs – New EU Customs IPR Enforcement Rules – 1 Jan 2014

From the 1st of  January 2014 new Customs enforcement rules on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)  will enter into force in the EU as a result of Regulation (EU) No 608/2013.
 
It will replace Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003, and sets out the new procedural rules for Customs Authorities to enforce IPR’s for goods subject to customs supervision or customs control.

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EU UPDATE - EU Customs - Retroactivity

Davide Rovetta co-authored an article in the current edition of Global Trade Customs Journal Vol. 7 Issue 11/12  on the highly contentious issue of the retroactivity of Tariff Explanatory Notes and Tariff Classification Regulations.

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