The Belgian torpedo has become a popular riposte to Dutch cross-border injunctions. But Remco de Ranitz and Marc van Wijngaarden, of Arnold & Siedsma in The Hague, reveal two recent developments which may blunt its impact
It is significant and valuable for foreign IP owners to know where to litigate in China when an IP dispute happens. Shaojie Chi explains how trials by different courts may lead to varied results
Litigation has taken off in the Czech Republic in the past 10 years, throwing up some interesting disputes. Zdenka Prádná, of Patentservis Praha, Ltd in Prague, examines a recent case concerning a utility model and an industrial design
Paul Tauchner, of Vossius & Partner in Munich, examines the scope of patent protection available under the doctrine of equivalence in Germany
Michael Lantos, of Danubia Patent & Trademark Attorneys in Budapest, examines the role of expert witnesses and expert testimony in Hungarian patent litigation
There have been a number of interesting cases in India in the past year. Pravin Anand and Saikrishna Rajagopal, of Anand and Anand in New Delhi, examine some of the most important
Customs can be a powerful weapon against pirates in Latvia. Now it is up to rights owners to test the procedures, say Vladimir Anohin and Victoria Streltsova, of Agency Tria Robit in Riga
Sergio L Olivares, Jr and Alejandro Luna, of Olivares & Cia in Mexico City, examine the usefulness of new procedures enabling civil judges to award damages in IP cases
The internet has thrown up new challenges to IP regimes. Dedar Singh Gill and Rama S Tiwari, of Drew & Napier in Singapore, explain the new provisions covering protection in Singapore
Roger Carlile, of KPMG in Dallas, explains the merits of the two methods for quantifying damages in the US
Why mediation’s time has come
Courts are putting increasing pressure on litigants to settle out of court. But are IP owners (and their legal advisers) ready to rethink their dispute resolution strategies? Emma Barraclough reports
Following the US Apple v Samsung trial, do you think juries should play a role in patent cases?
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