Article 61

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Freezing orders

1.   At the request of the applicant which has presented reasonably available evidence to support the claim that the patent has been infringed or is about to be infringed the Court may, even before the commencement of proceedings on the merits of the case, order a party not to remove from its jurisdiction any assets located therein, or not to deal in any assets, whether located within its jurisdiction or not.

2.   Article 60(5) to (9) shall apply by analogy to the measures referred to in this Article.