New Legal Regulation of Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement


  • Tamar Taliashvili
  • Irakli Shamatava


Intellectual property law, protection of intellectual property, hamonization, Association Agreement, directive, civil procedure code, (GCPC), enforcement, provision, to secure the claim, to secure the evidence/evidence provision.


By signing EU-Georgia Association Agreement,1 (AA) new stage has started with regard to ensuring protection of intellectual property and harmonization of its implementation mechanisms with European Law.

One of the most important steps with this regard is the legislative amendments in the Civil Procedure Code of Georgia (GCPC) so that to ensure adequate and effective protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Specifically: Chapter 7 was added to the GCPC “Specificities in proceedings in relation to the breach of exclusive right on the site of intellectual property”.

Before the legislative amendments it was possible for the plaintiff to request the use of the measure to secure the claim, although it was included under the category of other measures and it was quite hard to substantiate the reasons for using a different kind of provision. The purpose of above-mentioned legislative amendments is to solve this and other problems, which will be further elaborated on in the following paper.


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How to Cite

Taliashvili, T., & Shamatava, I. (2019). New Legal Regulation of Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement. Journal of Law, (2), 12–24. Retrieved from