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The Concepts of Trademark Exhaustion and Parallel Imports: A Comparative Analysis between the EU and the USA

Published Online: 20 Oct 2016
Volume & Issue: Volume 6 (2016) - Issue 2 (October 2016)
Page range: 28 - 57
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License
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2674-4619
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18 Jun 2013
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The article intends to analyze the closely correlated concepts of trademark exhaustion and parallel imports. The growing importance of these concepts in the current world, especially in the European Union, makes it an interesting research topic, even though the concepts are complicated due to their nature and different actors involved. The authors use comparative approach, concentrating on two world leaders in the field, in order to discover what is the approach of the EU as well as the approach of the USA to the concepts of trademark exhaustion and parallel imports, what are the benefits and weaknesses of these approaches, and analyze why these markets have arrived at certain conclusions.

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