5 February 2020TrademarksMina Jovanovic

WIPR Leaders 2020: Serbia practice update

Serbian law provides the opportunity to claim punitive instead of regular damages in cases of intentional trademark infringements. In theory, this entitlement should improve the position of rights owners by providing them with a powerful tool to act against infringers in both preventive and post-infringement phases.

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