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IP Enforcement
50. Please quote provisions of your legislation that authorize judges to order a defendant to desist from an infringement.
Article 58 of the Patent Law provides that the owner of the patent may request the competent court, either before or during the civil or criminal proceeding, to issue a writ of attachment on the invention or industrial design, or on the establishment or the part of establishment using or exploiting a patent, in relation to which an infringement or an unlawful act has been committed. The other IP laws provides for the same principle.