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International Patent Litigation: A Country-by-Country Analysis, with 2014 Supplement

The looseleaf volume examines key topics in patent litigation for more than 33 countries and entities. Authored by international experts in patent litigation, this is a key handbook for practitioners conducting or directing patent litigation in a foreign country.

DESCRIPTION

1998/Binder with Supplements through 2014/Order #2490

2014 Looseleaf Supplement only/Order #2489

Evaluate patent cases worldwide

International Patent Litigation: A Country-by-Country Analysis offers information practitioners need to accurately anticipate problems and evaluate issues they confront when conducting or directing patent litigation in a foreign country. Written by international experts in patent litigation, the looseleaf volume examines key topics such as the rights of the patentee, activities that constitute infringement, ways in which claims are interpreted, courts that have jurisdiction, notices that must be served to the infringer, pretrial procedures, types of remedies, types of defenses, and appeals for more than 33 countries and entities.


Supplement Information  

The 2014 Supplementincludes revised chapters for the following countries: Australia, Canada, China, France, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, and S. Korea. Highlights include: updated chapter on Australia including extensive 2012 legislative amendments that raise the standards for patents in Australia; new section on summary judgment trials in Canada; discovery strategies in China; French law revision that expressly allows patentees or exclusive licensees to seize any documents related to the infringing products (or process) where those products (or process) cannot be seized; the Italian Special IP Courts and urgency proceedings in Italy; discussion of product-by-process claims in Japan; changes enacted by the New Zealand Patents Act 2013; and recent continuing changes to improve the efficiency of patent enforcement in South Korea.


AUTHOR(S)

Main Volume Information

About the Editors

Michael N. Meller was formerly with the law firm of Anderson, Kill & Olick, P.C. He is the founder and former managing editor of the AIPLA Quarterly Journal and is a member of the Advisory Board of Bloomberg BNA’s World Intellectual Property Report

William O. Hennessey is a professor emeritus of law with the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, N.H., where he taught World Trade Law & Institutions, among other subjects.

 


Supplement Information

Albert Tramposch, Editor-in-Chief is Deputy Executive Director of International Policy and Regulatory Affairs for the American Intellectual Property Association, formerly Administrator for Policy and External Affairs at the USPTO where he served as a policy advisor to the Under Secretary of Commerce for IP policy-related operations. 

The AIPLA, founded in 1897, is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community. It represents a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals, companies, and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property. Its members represent both owners and users of intellectual property. For more information, visit www.aipla.org.