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Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win

This treatise will help multi-national companies and their counsel answer critical questions when developing and implementing an effective global patent litigation strategy. It examines the costs, risks, and benefits of patent litigation for 16 countries and includes a formula for putting a dollar value on a case anywhere in the world.

DESCRIPTION

Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win is a comprehensive treatise that will assist multinational companies and their counsel to answer critical questions when developing and implementing an effective global patent litigation strategy. It uniquely combines objective data metrics, including country-specific win rates, with patent litigation strategies for 16 different countries. Distinctive charts allow for clear cross-country comparisons at a glance.

Topics covered in Global Patent Litigation: How and Where to Win 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 region 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 treatise also includes chapters for 16 individual countries, covering each nation’s court structure, main characteristics of patent litigation, infringement conditions and defenses, evidentiary process, preliminary injunction, remedies and damages, compensation of costs, border enforcement, and specific details.


Supplement Information  

The 2014 Supplement includes: new chapters on Finland and Israel, revised and updated chapters on comparative law and global patent litigation comparative data, new discussion on IPR/PGRs and pharmaceutical litigation in the United States, and revised appendices.


AUTHORS

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Authors and Contributors

Michael C. Elmer is Senior Counsel at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Palo Alto, CA.

C. Gregory Gramenopoulos is a partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, Washington, DC.

CONTENTS

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REVIEWS

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For anyone contemplating a multi-jurisdictional litigation strategy, Global Patent Litigation is an important and must-have resource.

Marshall Phelps

former Corporate Vice President of Intellectual Property and Licensing for IBM and Microsoft (from the Foreword)