Parallel imports is a term used to describe a situation where articles made and sold in one country (the country of manufacture), are imported into another country (the country of importation), without the consent of the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights in the country of importation. … The issue which has arisen concerns the extent to which intellectual property rights in the country of importation can be used to seal off the domestic market and repel such imports. …
Singapore Academy of Law Journal
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Parallel Imports and the Intellectual Property Rights in Singapore. (1990). Singapore Academy of Law Journal. 2, (2), 286. Research Collection School Of Law.
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