Border Measures and other Means of Customs Intervention against Infringers.

Border Measures and other Means of Customs Intervention against Infringers.

Part 1: Analysis of current law and case law

(1) Do the laws of your country provide for border measures? If so what is the
legal basis?

Provisions made under the Trade Marks Act 1995 (Trade Marks Act) (s132 & s133) and Copyright Act 1968 (Part V Division 7) (Copyright Act) and Olympic Insignia Protection Act 1987 (Olympic Insignia Act) allow the Australian Customs Service (ACS), under certain circumstances, to seize goods that infringe notified registered trade marks, copyright or protected Olympic expressions. The provisions give rise to Australia's Notice of Objection Scheme.

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