Unión Europea
Bahrein, Reino de
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
50. Please quote what provisions of your legislation authorize judges to order the payment to the right holder of adequate damages to compensate the injury he suffered.
As infringement is considered a tort, any party who incurs loss or suffers damage as a result is entitled to damages. The basis for the claim is the relevant IPR Law and Article 158 of the Civil Code which provides: "Every injurious act which causes damage or loss shall render the person by whom it has been committed to be liable for damages."