Who should bear the cost of blocking orders for IP infringement?

28-08-2018

IP rights-holders in the UK will now generally have to pay the cost of implementing online blocking orders to protect their IP rights following a recent UK Supreme Court decision, removing that burden from ISPs. In Ireland, the cost of implementing online blocking orders generally remains on ISPs. The decision of the UK’s highest court will be of persuasive value should the issue appear before the Irish courts in the future.

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