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Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win

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2014/1,296 pp. Hardcover/ISBN 978-1-61746-211-5/Order #2211    

Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win is a comprehensive treatise that will assist multi-national companies and their counsel in answering critical questions for implementing an effective global patent litigation strategy. This is the first text on global patent litigation to provide a unique combination of law, strategies, tools and objective matrices for addressing and quantifying the costs, risks and benefits of patent litigation in 16 countries or jurisdictions.

Timely topics covered in Global Patent Litigation include:

  • Global forum shopping, now becoming inter-country and issue-specific
  • Introduction of data metrics and litigation tools to formulate strategies
  • Developments in global patent litigation by regions and industry
  • Total patent infringement claim and damage valuation
  • Rise of non-practicing entities (NPEs), predicted to become global phenomena, as NPEs seek out courts where they can leverage the ability to obtain infringer’s profits and/or injunctions 

Global Patent Litigation contains useful information and tools, featuring:

  • Objective patent litigation data, including patentee win rates and time and cost to trial
  • Formula for putting dollar value on a case anywhere in the world
  • Overview comparative chapters that provide a global patent litigation “big picture”
  • Discussion of global patent litigation strategies
  • Case study for concrete examples using data, tools, formula and strategies
  • Answers to case study and expected value calculations for major jurisdictions
  • Country-specific chapters outlining specific patent litigation details
  • Preview of DARTs-IP global patent litigation database

The new treatise also includes chapters for 16 individual countries, covering each nation’s court structure, as well as main characteristics of patent litigation; infringement conditions and defenses; evidentiary process; preliminary injunction; remedies and damages; compensation of costs; border enforcement; and specific details.

About the Authors 
Michael C. Elmer is Senior Counsel at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Palo Alto, Calif.
C. Gregory Gramenopoulos is a partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, D.C.

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