Control of online counterfeiting

On 17 October 2014 the High Court broke new ground by granting an order that all major internet service providers in the UK must block access to various websites selling counterfeit goods. This is the first injunction of its kind in the UK and apparently only the second in the EU.

Olivia Perrot, an associate in the IP team at Stevens & Bolton LLP, explains how the burden of responsibility has shifted to broadband providers, in an article featured today in Intellectual Property Magazine.

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