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Patent Litigation in Germany, Japan and the United States

A Practitioner's Guide

By Johannes Pitz, Atsushi Kawada, Jeffrey A. Schwab

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Format: Hardback, 250 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 15 January 2015
This book gives a systematic comparative overview of the characteristic principles of patent enforcement proceedings in the US, Japan and Germany, ie the major jurisdictions where patent holders might seek for legal remedies in parallel proceedings. Content overview: - survey matter of infringement; - claims of the patent holder and objections of the infringer; - pre-procedural measures; - infringement proceedings; - procedural principles.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Survey I. The European Patent litigation system II. The Japanese patent litigation system III. The U.S. patent litigation system Part 2. Matter of infringement I. Germany II. Japan III. USA Part 3. Fact Finding I. Germany II. Japan III. USA Part 4. Claims of the patent holder and objections of the infringer I. Legal basis for claims II. Objections in patent litigation Part 5. Pre-procedural measures I. Pre-procedural measures of the patent holder Part 6. Infringement proceedings I. Germany II. Japan Part 7. Procedural principles I. Germany II. Japan III. USA Part 8. Comparative aspects of Law and practice I. Territoriality II. Collection of evidence and experts III. Courts, jury and judges IV. Validity objection V. Infringement VI. Injunctions VII. Damages VIII. Costs

About the Author

Johannes Pitz is an attorney at law and a patent litigator in Munich. Atsushi Kawada is a patent and trade mark attorney as well as a Lecturer in Patent Law in Tokyo. Jeffrey A Schwab is patent attorney who specialises in intellectual property litigation, licensing, alternative dispute resolution and advertising law in New York.

EAN: 9781849461955
ISBN: 1849461953
Publisher: Beck/Hart Publishing
Dimensions: 24 x 16.9 x 3 centimeters (0.37 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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