Germany: Forum Of Choice For Patent Litigation?

Law360, New York (January 14, 2010, 1:06 PM EST) -- Patent owners who litigate in Germany can obtain injunctive relief in under a year at a reasonable cost. The threat of an injunction in a German court, and the loss of the ability to sell products in the European market, offers defendants a powerful counterpunch to U.S. litigation. Germany also has an International Trade Commission-like process that can keep infringing products out of the European market.

For the foregoing reasons, Germany has earned a reputation as a forum of choice for patentees seeking to enforce patent...
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