Bereskin & Parr LLP
Privilege protects certain information and communication from disclosure. In-house counsel – as legal and business advisers to a company – must understand the limitations of privilege and how best to create and maintain it.
Kangxin Partners PC
There has been much criticism regarding the difficultly of filing an IP dispute in China. However, the country is streamlining the process of navigating the judicial system, with the goal remaining to stop infringements.
RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys
India is removing policy barriers to attract investment, while policy initiatives designed to improve IP rights enforcement look set to yield results. However, the availability of infringing, counterfeit and lookalike products is also on the rise.
There are advantages to protecting IP rights in Italy, including the possibility of starting legal action before registration has been granted in one of the 22 specialised courts across the country.
Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff
The new North American Free Trade Agreement includes stronger measures against counterfeiting and piracy, including the ability to stop the entry and exit of suspected counterfeit products.
Gorodissky & Partners
Parallel imports in Russia were once subject to the same treatment as counterfeit goods – but the golden age is over, as a compromise has been struck with regard to the national exhaustion of rights.
United States of America
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
While there is an arsenal of tools with which a rights holder can address infringement, each requires careful consideration. The initial choice of remedy is a good place to start.