New figures released by the European Commission today show that the number of interceptions of fake goods being imported into the EU increased in 2018 due to a large amount of small parcels in express and postal traffic.
Designs must constitute the expression of original works if they are to qualify for such protection.
Judgment in Case C-683/17 Cofemel – Sociedade de Vestuário, SA v G-Star Raw CV.
A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
JRC scientists developed and validated a high accuracy method for the determination of eight pesticides in soybeans.
On 28 June 2019, the European Union and Mercosur member countries Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay concluded longstanding negotiations on a landmark trade agreement.
The European Commission (EC) and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam welcome the signature of the Free Trade Agreement and the Investment Protection Agreement on Sunday, 30 June 2019 in Hanoi.
The European Commission’s report released today confirms the continuous rise in barriers encountered by European companies in foreign markets. Thanks to the EU’s firm response, 123 such barriers have been eliminated since the beginning of the current Commission mandate, allowing for more than €6 billion extra exports in 2018.
The 22st European forum on eco-innovation will explore ecological and innovative solutions and policies for improving circularity in the textile sector. It will bring together companies, public authorities, financiers, NGOs, innovators, and researchers working on developing and deploying effective new technologies, innovative business and governance models, and policies that can deliver a circular textile economy.
The world’s largest economies, particularly the EU, China, the US, Mexico and Canada, are all projected to suffer economically from the re-emergence of economic protectionism, and a significant increase in trade tariffs. In the case of the EU, the bloc would experience a 1% contraction in GDP, a 0.3% lower rate of employment, and a 1.1% decrease in imports by 2030, compared to a ‘no new tariffs’ baseline scenario.