Global Presence Helps MoFo Fight Patent Disputes Across Jurisdictions

Law360, New York (May 7, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an increasingly globalized world, where your letter may be routed by a clerk in Bombay who is reading your scanned zip code transmitted by satellite, and your car with a German badge on the hood is built in the Midwest with parts from Indonesia, it’s not surprising that the same patent squabble between the same parties might be simultaneously litigated in Japan, Europe and the U.S.

Since “full faith and credit” doesn’t stretch across the ocean, an unfavorable decision in the Far East won’t result...
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