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
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.