What Is the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights?
The enforcement of intellectual property rights provides for the protection of rights and interests of intellectual property rights holders in a legal procedure, when these rights are infringed by a natural or a legal person.
The rights of intellectual property rights holders in Croatia are set by the system of acts based on international and European standards in this field.
Legal protection of intellectual property against infringement provides for:
- the protection of creative endeavour, engaged efforts and time,
- the protection of financial investments in making intellectual creations, especially investments in research and development,
- the protection of economic development based on intellectual creations, with preserving public interests at the same time.