The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
Austria; Bahamas; Brazil; China; Colombia; Ecuador; El Salvador; France; Germany; Guatemala; Honduras; India; Japan; Korea; Malaysia; Mexico; Norway; Pakistan; Peru; Philippines; Portugal; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; Taiwan; Turkey; United Kingdom; United States; Vietnam.
The set of questions relating to the topic of Patents and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
What legal or administrative proceedings are available for enforcing patent rights against an infringer? Are there specialised courts in which a patent infringement lawsuit can or must be brought?
What is the format of a patent infringement trial?
What are the burdens of proof for establishing infringement, invalidity and unenforceability of a patent?
Who may sue for patent infringement? Under what conditions can an accused infringer bring a lawsuit to obtain a judicial ruling or declaration on the accusation?
To what extent can someone be liable for inducing or contributing to patent infringement? Can multiple parties be jointly liable for infringement if each practises only some of the elements of a patent claim, but together they practise all the elements?
Can multiple parties be joined as defendants in the same lawsuit? If so, what are the requirements? Must
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