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17. Please explain who shall pay the cost of detentions based on Article 51 of the TRIPS Agreement or destruction stipulated in Article 59 of the TRIPS Agreement.
As mentioned above, the applicant shall, in the first instance, bear the costs for the detention/storage of the goods. Where the final decision implies that the goods shall be changed, the costs for that change shall be borne by the person who has the right in the goods. Where the final decision implies that the goods shall be destroyed or changed, the applicant has a right to compensation for what he has paid for the keeping of the goods from the person or persons against whom the decision applies.