• Abstract

    Choice of Law in Intellectual Property Infringement Disputes

    Dr. Ekin Omeroglu
    Kadir Has University Istanbul

    Saturday, 14 September – 11:00 am
    Room W 401, Faculty of Law – Professor-Huber-Platz 2, 80539 Munich

    Party autonomy principle represents one of the fundamental pillars of private law. In private international law, which deals with legal relationships beyond national borders, the principle of party autonomy is given effect by choice of law rules. Choice of law has been widely recognized in respect of contractual obligations for a long time. However, party autonomy in intellectual property infringement disputes has been an unvalued issue and choice of law by parties was simply considered as non-existent.