Europe’s draft IP enforcement rules

Earlier this year EU published its new “draft directive(link to the draft)”: on the enforcement of Intellectual Property rights. The UK based Foundation for Intellectual Property Research tells some very “worrying stories(link to FIPR site)”: about the anti-competitive behavior the Directive may very soon protect. * ‘DVD Region-style’ market segmentation for clothing (undermining the Single Market)
* Tying computer hardware to conumables—e.g. printers that will work only with new ink cartridges from the original manufacturer

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