Monday, March 7 2022   \  Published by Lexology.

Exhaustion of patent and trademark rights in France

Exhaustion of patent and trademark rights in France

In France the question of whether an intellectual property (IP) right  (such as a registered trademark or a patent) can be enforced by way of an infringement action against the sale of genuine goods placed on the market in another country and then parallel imported into France, is governed by an area of law called "exhaustion" 

As a Member State of the European Economic ARea- regional exhaustion regime established by EU legislation and the case law of the Court of Justice (CJEU) Read more

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