This third edition of the Patent Litigation Global Guide provides a thorough overview of patent litigation disputes in 28 different jurisdictions and a valuable summary of the patent litigation procedure in the new Unified Patent Court regime.
This guide is written by leading practitioners within their field who are well placed to provide clear, concise and practical commentary on the inner workings of their respective legal systems. This highly informative guide gives a high level overview of key issues, including how patent infringement is assessed; the conditions for a declaratory judgment; invalidation proceedings; preliminary relief and enforcement options.
Massimo Sterpi is an expert in intellectual property law (trademarks, design rights, copyright and patents) and has substantial experience in both transactional matters and litigation. In particular, he advises on major transactions involving IP rights and complex issues involving new technologies and media. Massimo has litigated a significant number of disputes before both the national and foreign courts, including the European Court of Justice. He is a passionate art collector and has developed a unique and international well-known practice in art law, representing famous artists, institutions and collectors. Massimo is currently listed in WIPO’s IP Arbitration and Mediation Center’s List of Neutrals and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Venice Peggy Guggenheim Collection. He has edited and contributed to a number of publications on IP and art law, in a various number of foreign languages such as German, Japanese and French. Massimo is also a frequent speaker in national and international conferences.
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property (trademarks, designs, copyright and patents), art law.
Dr. Thierry Calame is an expert in IP matters, with a particular emphasis on patent law. He has vast experience as counsel in patent, trademark, unfair competition and copyright litigation, as well as IP related arbitration. Thierry Calame also sits as an arbitrator in IP related arbitration. In addition, Thierry Calame advises on licensing, the intellectual property aspects of a wide range of other transactions, as well as pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and advertising issues. He holds masters degrees in chemistry and law. Thierry Calame is permanent lecturer at the University of St. Gallen and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property and has published on a wide range of intellectual property topics. He acted as Reporter General of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) from 2010 to 2014.
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Litigation and Arbitration, Patent, Copyright, Trademark and other IP-related Litigation, Licensing, Unfair Competition, Technology, Media & Telecoms.
|Country Q&A||Contributing firm|
|Australia||Gilbert + Tobin|
|Austria||Gassauer-Fleissner Rechtsanwälte GmbH|
|Brazil||Pinheiro Neto Advogados|
|Canada||McCarthy Tétrault LLP|
|China||Hylands Law Firm|
|France||Véron & Associés|
|Greece||Malamis & Malamis|
|Gulf Cooperation Council||Alyafi IP Group|
|India||Anand and Anand|
|Israel||Gilat, Bareket & Co, Reinhold Cohn Group|
|Italy||Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati|
|Japan||Mori Hamada & Matsumoto|
|Mexico||Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.|
|Poland||JWP Rzecznicy Patentowi Dorota Rzążewska sp.j.|
|Qatar||Alyafi IP Group|
|Saudi Arabia||Alyafi IP Group|
|South Africa||Hahn & Hahn Inc|
|Sweden||Advokatfirman Lindahl KB|
|Switzerland||Lenz & Staehelin|
|Thailand||Tilleke & Gibbins|
|UK (England and Wales)||Slaughter and May|
|United States||Wuersch & Gering LLP|
|Vietnam||Tilleke & Gibbins, T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN) (local firm affiliated with Tilleke & Gibbins)|
Italy, Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
Switzerland, Lenz & Staehelin
Gulf Corporation Council, Alyafi Ip Group
Loc Xuan Le
Vietnam, T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN) (local firm affiliated with Tilleke & Gibbins)
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