InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

The importance of expert evidence in Germany

The use of expert witnesses is less common in German patent litigation compared with the UK or US and in practice experts are only used in approximately 5% to 10% of cases. However, argues Georg Rauh, greater complexity and technical difficulty of cases mean experts may become more important

Notionally there are two types of expert in litigation in Germany: the court-appointed expert and the party expert. These two types of expert each have a different status within proceedings and thus play very different roles. These differences will be...

Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

Most read articles

Latest Country Updates