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XI. Sanctions for Infringement
(722 words)

Volume XIV: Copyright and Industrial Property | Chapter 3 (1990): Copyright – Comparison of Law

Completed in May 1988

Stig Strömholm

A. Introduction

183. Modern copyright acts normally comprise a set of provisions on civil and criminal liability for infringements, although in some cases these provisions contain little more than references to ordinary rules on damages and penalties. Special procedural enactments e.g. on provisional and interlocutory orders and measures, such …

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Stig Strömholm, “XI. Sanctions for Infringement”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 20 May 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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