This event seeks to promote evidence-based policy making, to reinforce cooperation between all international actors involved, to facilitate building a common, coherent and effective strategy to support IPR enforcement and address governance gaps within the EU, the OECD countries and internationally.
With the active support of Eurojust, the Italian Public Prosecution Office (PPO) of Foggia, in close cooperation with the German national authorities, dismantled an organised crime group trading adulterated olive oil in Germany and Italy, leading to the arrest of 24 persons.
The EU is taking measures to foster the competitiveness of EU producers of generic medicines and biosimilar products. The Council today adopted a regulation which introduces an exception to the protection granted to an original medicine by a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for export purposes and/or for stockpiling.
Such appeals will be allowed to proceed, wholly or in part, only where they raise an issue that is significant with respect to the unity, consistency or development of EU law.