Ricardo Costa Macedo, partner in charge of the Intellectual Property department, and Diana Mâncio da Costa, associate, both from Caiado Guerreiro, Sociedade de Advogados, signed the chapter dedicated to Portugal of the reputed «Global Patent Litigation: Strategy and Practice» by Wolters Kluwer.
Wolters Kluwer’s «Global Patent Litigation: Strategy and Practice» is a publication aimed at attorneys, patent agents and legal advisors who face international patent litigation. This publication is divided into different country reports, which provide a broad, general description of patent litigation practice in a specific jurisdiction. The description of available conservatory measures, common procedures, and injunctive relief in the major countries of the world is of great value.
Wolters Kluwer’s «Global Patent Litigation: Strategy and Practice» aims to address the growing need for quality information on the strategy and practical aspects of patent litigation in the world’s major jurisdictions.
This publication begins with a description of how strategy is formulated in international patent litigation, including the main provisions of the European Patent Convention and the European Patent Office.
This is followed by chapters written by experienced patent litigators on the law and practice in their respective jurisdictions. Each chapter describes how a patent owner can enforce the patent, highlighting potential pitfalls and solutions and thus enabling an informed decision to be made about where to litigate.
Further on, summary tables provide a quick overview of proceedings in a specific jurisdiction, along with an estimate of likely duration and costs.
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