- What are the most effective ways for a European patent holder whose rights cover your jurisdiction to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction?
In urgent cases the following preliminary remedies are available to the patent owner:
- Seizure – an order to seize products, tools and production plants, books of account and invoices and advertising materials.
- Description – an order to inspect products, production plants, books of account, advertising and any associated documents in order to collect documentary evidence of the infringement and the extent thereof.
- Injunction – an order to cease the manufacture, trade and use of the infringing items or to remove the infringing items from the marketplace.