International Patent Litigation

Venue: Millennium Hotel, Knightsbridge

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 21, 2006 End Date/Time: Sep 22, 2006
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As the value of patent portfolios skyrockets, so does the volume and complexity of patent litigation. The law in this area is constantly changing and litigation raises complicated legal and technical issues. For most businesses, patents are their most valuable assets and so the stakes in litigation are high – losing a case may seriously damage a company’s competitive position and even the bottom line! In this arena, it is imperative that every patent lawyer in practice or in-house, is equipped with up to the minute knowledge and understanding of the law as well as the latest strategies and practical
approaches to successfully manage, enforce and protect patent rights nationally and on a global scale.
• An up to the minute update on the developments with the Community Patent and the EPLA and other emerging developments from Brussels
• How effective is mediation and how it plays a part in an international context
• The spiralling costs – an unknown quantum. Learn to assess damages and arming yourself with practical solutions such as insurance or indemnities
• How to tackle and defend that anti-competition counterclaim in patent litigation
• An essential look at the law of entitlement and the redefinition in Markham v. Zipher
• The implementation of the new Directive on Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights across Europe
• How to use customs detention as a way of preventing infringement


Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9NU
United Kingdom