Patent Conference 2015
Practical Law and Sweet & Maxwell are pleased to bring you inaugural Patent Conference:Ensure you are prepared for upcoming developments and challenges.
Venezuela: Competing laws
Venezuela withdrew from the Andean Community in 2006, but uncertainty remains about which legal framework applies for IP rights. Hugo Bazzani, Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque, provides a comparative analysis of the competing laws.
Case report: Indian Patent Office delays
Mr. Pravin Anand, of Anand and Anand Advocates, summarizes the Committee Report on compensatory
measures for delays and provision for expedited examination at the Indian Patent office.
The US Supreme Court has overruled the long-standing Federal Circuit precedent establishing de novo as the
appropriate standard of review of district court claim construction orders. Kenneth R. Adamo, Brent P. Ray,
Eugene Goryunov and Ryan M. Hubbard, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, dissect the decision.
The enforcement of patents in the EU
Thomas Kühnen, Presiding Judge at the Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf, and Rolf Claessen, Patent Attorney in Cologne, take stock in the lead-up to the Unified Patent Court.
Hungary: Doctrine of equivalents
Michael Lantos, of Danubia Patent and Law Office, reviews the lessons that should be learned from a complex patent infringement and nullity proceeding in Hungary.
Mexico: Ending the exception?
A District Court ruling on the legality of provisional infringement measures in Mexico could be a turning point for IP rights, argues Iliana Ramírez Villaseñor, Leyva, Montenegro, Trigueros Abogados S.C.
PatSeer: Enhancing the strategic value of patent databases for intellectual property professionals
Find and share the knowledge: Singapore
Patent Knowledge Share focuses on Singapore, with Daniel Lim of Joyce A. Tan & Partners answering questions about patent litigation and management.
Unique solutions to biosimilar patenting
Bob Stembridge of Thomson Reuters investigates the unique approaches companies are taking to protect their research and development activity in the generic biomolecule space.
Finding a way through the IP budgeting maze
Jon-James Kirtland of CPA Global traces the key steps you can take towards more meaningful cost forecasts.