|Consultation paper on the review of EU legislation on customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR)|
The proposal would impact on several policy areas, notably customs union, and IPR related areas such as:
Contributions are particularly sought from:
|Period of consultation|
|From 25.03.2010 to 07.06.2010|
|Objective of the consultation|
|The European Commission, in close collaboration with the Member States, has carried out the review of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 of 22 July 2003 concerning customs action against goods suspected of infringing certain intellectual property rights and the measures to be taken against goods found to have infringed such rights.
If considered appropriate in the light of this review and after completion of the public consultation, the European Commission shall prepare a proposal for a Regulation of the Council and of the European Parliament, concerning Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). The proposal would replace the Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003.
|How to submit your contribution|
|We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.
|View the consultation document|
|Reference documents and other, related consultations|
- Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 of 22 July 2003 concerning customs action against goods suspected of infringing certain intellectual property rights and the measures to be taken against goods found to have infringed such rights OJ L 196, 2.8.2003, p. 7-14
|View the contributions|
|In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.|
|Results of consultation and next steps|
|Responses and summary report|
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"How to submit your contribution" in respect of organisations
In the interests of transparency, organisations (including, for example, NGOs, trade associations and commercial enterprises) are invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct
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|The Commission asks organisations who wish to submit comments in the context of public consultations to provide the Commission and the public at large with information about whom and what they represent. If an organisation decides not to provide this information, it is the Commission's stated policy to list the contribution as part of the individual contributions. (Consultation Standards, see COM (2002) 704, and Communication on ETI Follow-up, see COM (2007) 127 of 21/03/2007)|