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Patent Litigation Compare Jurisdictions

Select at least 2 jurisdictions and at least 1 topic

1. Select Jurisdiction(s)
  • Argentina

  • Australia

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Canada

  • China

2. Select Topic(s)
  • Applicable Laws
  • Entitlement
    • Compensation
    • Derivation
    • Applicant
    • Employee
    • Education/research
    • Teamwork
    • Entitlement claims
  • Scope of protection
    • Claims, description and drawings
    • Patent as granted
    • Interpretation of state of the art
    • Criterion for scope of protection
    • Role of prosecution history
    • Equivalents
    • Non-inventive application of state of the art
    • Translations
    • National (non-European) patents
  • Infringement
    • Direct infringement
      • Products
      • Processes
      • Absolute product protection
      • De minimis
      • Biological material
      • Products containing or consisting of genetic information
    • Indirect (contributory) infringement
    • Unfair competition
    • Unjustified threats
    • Antitrust issues
  • Further Defenses to Infringement
    • Invalidity
    • Research exemption
    • Bolar exception
    • License
    • Compulsory license
    • Private prior use
    • Exhaustion
    • Farmer’s privilege
    • Further exceptions to infringement
  • Licensing
    • Voluntary license
    • Compulsory license
  • Patents as part of assets
    • Assignment
    • Co-ownership
    • Surrender
    • Security rights
    • Attachment
  • Patent litigation
    • Plaintiff
      • Owner
      • Co-owner
      • Exclusive licensee
      • Non-exclusive licensee
      • Other
    • Limitation periods
    • Competent court/Venue
    • Patent Office
    • Provisional measures
      • Attachment
        • General comments
        • Assets
        • Evidence
      • Preliminary injunction proceedings
        • Ex parte proceedings
        • Inter partes proceedings
    • Evidence
      • Preservation/seizure of evidence
      • Gathering evidence
      • Experts
      • Inspection
    • Proceedings on the merit
      • Infringement proceedings
      • Invalidity proceedings
      • Entitlement proceedings
      • Suspension of proceedings
    • Customs seizures
    • Remedies
      • Injunction
      • Intermediaries
      • Right to information
      • Corrective measures (recall, destruction, etc)
      • Reasonable compensation
      • Damages
      • Disclosure of judgment
      • Order for costs
    • Criminal enforcement
    • Appeal
    • Supreme Court
  • Conclusion