July 24, 2021

Volume XI, Number 205

Managing Global Patent & Trademark Litigation

Although litigation procedures worldwide share many similarities, the detailed rules in different jurisdictions have significant impacts on how litigation is conducted. Being aware of such differences will assist in understanding how multi-jurisdictional litigation will progress and the particular difficulties in coordinating litigation in different jurisdictions.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • The differing roles of expert evidence in different jurisdictions

  • Differing approaches to fact gathering and disclosure/discovery

  • Coordinating international litigation

  • Understanding the substantive and procedural nuances between the U.S. and Europe, including jury trials in the U.S.

  • How to develop an international strategy