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Dirk Visser


Procedure over het herhaaldelijk te kwader trouw registreren van het bekende merk Porsche.

Litigation at the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal (CBb) following the decision of telecoms regulator OPTA (now ACM) imposing access obligations on cable TV network operators.

Litigation concerning alleged abuse of dominance and infringement of the free movement of services by the Dutch Travel Guarantee Fund (Stichting Garantiefonds Reisgelden)


Misrepresentation and misappropriation are the two most important common principles, or common ‘basic moral feelings’ of intellectual property and unfair competition law in Europe and elsewhere.

Misrepresentation and Misappropriation. In: Ohly A. (Red.) Common Principles of European Intellectual Property Law. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck. p. 247-254.
With products which have been patented and have become famous or even iconic, exact copying can be perceived as parasitic and/or confusing to the public.
Slavish imitation, freedom of competition and the Lego brick. In: Broek B. van den, Dack S., Eijsvogels F., Hirschfeld A. (Eds.) Willem Hoyng Litigator. Amsterdam: deLex, 2013. p.282-300.