Synopses & Reviews
This book consists of a series of reports in which expert patent attorneys describe the patent infringement procedures in their jurisdiction. Since the first edition of this book was published in 2000, developments in the field of patent enforcement have been significant, requiring a major rewriting of all the seven original contributions (the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan and the US). For this second edition, another eight countries have been included: Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, China, Korea, Argentina, Brazil, and Switzerland. There is also a new chapter by Dieter Stauder on European issues of patent enforcement: cross-border litigation, cross-border assistance in obtaining evidence, and the new European Enforcement Directive.