Montenegro

Regulation No. 03-6309 of June 23, 2011, on Procedure of Customs Authority with the Goods under Suspicion of Infringing the Intellectual Property Rights

Year of Version:2011
Date of Entry into Force:July 16, 2011
Date of Text (Issued):June 23, 2011
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks
Notes:
This Regulation stipulates the conditions for undertaking actions with goods suspicious of infringing an intellectual property right and procedure for undertaking such actions.

Article 2 refers to the importation of prohibited articles in relation to those which violate intellectual property rights.

The notification by Montenegro to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'This Regulation stipulates the conditions for undertaking actions with goods suspicious of infringing an intellectual property right and procedure for undertaking such actions, in cases when the goods are:
Declared for release for free circulation, export or re-export, Found during the control of goods entering or exiting the customs territory of Montenegro, Placed under a suspensive customs procedure, or placed in free zone or free warehouse.
This Regulation stipulates actions for protection of an intellectual property right undertaken by the customs authority when the goods referred in Paragraph 1 are found to infringe intellectual property rights.'

Article 23 states that this Regulation shall enter into force on the eight day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of Montenegro,
and it shall apply with effect from 1 January 2012.
The law was published in the Official Gazette of Montenegro No. 33/11.
Available Texts: 
English

Regulation No. 03-6309 of June 23, 2011, on Procedure of Customs Authority with the Goods under Suspicion of Infringing the Intellectual Property Rights Regulation No. 03-6309 of June 23, 2011, on Procedure of Customs Authority with the Goods under Suspicion of Infringing the Intellectual Property Rights, Complete document (pdf) [93 KB]

Serbian

Uredbu O Postupanju Carinskog Organa Sa Robom Za Koju Postoji Sumnja Da Povrjeduje Prava Intelektualne Svojine Uredbu O Postupanju Carinskog Organa Sa Robom Za Koju Postoji Sumnja Da Povrjeduje Prava Intelektualne Svojine, Complete document (pdf) [119 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:ME035

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