Netherlands jurisdiction report: Director liability in trademark cases

19-02-2018

Michiel Rijsdijk

Netherlands jurisdiction report: Director liability in trademark cases

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The subject of director liability seems at first sight to be restricted to company law. Case law shows that it can be rewarding to apply director liability to trademark infringement cases as well. The District Court in The Hague (June 27, 2017, in the case of Tommy Hilfiger) has given pointers on how to establish liability of directors in case of trademark infringement.


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