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Examples of patent reports

Here’s a sampling of some of the reports we can provide.

Understand and compare legal trends around the world

  • Reviewing non-obviousness criteria is getting tougher to satisfy in a specific jurisdiction.
  • Compare trends between countries over time. See how often a judge decides to stay because another proceeding is underway.

Learn the most common reasons patents are invalidated

  • See a visual of the main grounds used to invalidate a patent or narrow its scope in the major or local IP offices.
  • Find patents granted by the EPO after a discussion on sufficiency of disclosure that was subsequently evoked by a national jurisdiction in Europe for a lack of sufficiency of disclosure.

Where to take action – Global Forum Shopping

  • Compare courts based on specific forum shopping criteria such as reversal rate, infringement win rate, procedure duration, patent validity rate, damages, likelihood obtaining injunction and more.
  • Review duration of first instance infringement cases in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea and the US.
  • Compare likelihoods of preliminary injunctions being granted in the TGI of Paris, LG Düsseldorf and England & Wales High Court of London. Gain insights on the evolution in these courts in recent years.

Insights on Lawyers, Judges and Examiners (US only)

  • Evaluate your opposing counsel’s experience before a specific court within a specific technical field. Find out how many cases she/he dealt with over time and her/his win rate.
  • See over time if a specific Patent Office Examiner has allowed the inclusion of additional matters in a patent application.
  • Analyze the case history of a Judge in the US to see if an argument to apply for a venue change is possible.

Examples of trademark reports

Here’s a sampling of trademark reports we provide.

Compare legal trends around the world

  • Determine if the distinctiveness of a word or device mark is getting harder to obtain at the major IP offices and national courts.
  • Find out how reputable trademarks are assessed over time in a specific country and compare their evolution in other countries.
  • Understand how the Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of IP rights has been implemented by the national courts of the European Union.
  • Review if the similarity rate between pharmaceutical products and nutritional supplements is comparable in specific jurisdictions around the world.

Where to take action – Global Forum Shopping

  • Compare courts based on specific forum shopping criteria such as reversal rate, procedure duration, likelihood of obtaining injunctions and more.
  • Review the duration of first instance infringement cases in Japan, China and Korea.
  • Compare the likelihood of preliminary injunctions being granted in specific national courts. Understand how these courts have evolved.

Insights on Lawyers, Judges and Examiners (US only)

  • Evaluate your opposing counsel’s experience before a specific court within a specific technical field. Find out how many cases she/he dealt with over time and her/his win rate.
  • See over time how strict a specific Trademark Office Examiner has interpreted the functionality criteria for 3D marks.
  • Analyze the case history of a judge in the US to see if an argument to apply for a venue change is possible.

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