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The global regime for the enforcement of intellectual property rights

Seuba, Xavier, 1977- author

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  • Creator Xavier Seuba, Senior Lecturer, Center for International Intellectual Property Studies, University of Strasbourg
  • Format Books
  • Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • Physical Details
    • xxv, 470 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1108415164, 9781108415163
  • OCLC ocn978712916


  • "The Global Regime on Border Measures", deals with the international regulation of border controls of goods protected by intellectual property rights. Since the TRIPS Agreement introduced the first comprehensive multilateral regulation on border measures relating goods protected by intellectual property rights, numerous plurilateral and bilateral treaties have expanded border measures. Chapter 10 underlines that border measures are the enforcement-related remedy most frequently regulated in post-TRIPS treaties. Originally focused on the control on importation of counterfeit and pirated goods, international obligations related to border controls have expanded to cover all customs situations and intellectual property categories. New regulations have expanded right holders' rights in the context of border enforcement, while paying little attention to the rights of other concerned parties"--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Intellectual property enforcement, from concept to practice -- Intellectual property enforcement and human rights -- The economics of intellectual property enforcement -- International normative architecture for the enforcement of intellectual property -- International bodies for the enforcement of intellectual property rights -- Transplantation of the law as a technique to foster new enforcement regulations -- Measures for the preservation of evidence -- Interim injunctions -- The award of damages -- The global regime on border measures -- Border measures and free trade -- Border measures and human rights -- The global regime on criminal enforcement -- Criminal enforcement and human rights -- Epilogue