Practice

Patents

From U.S. patent reform to the European Unified Patent Court. The world is changing. Whether it’s patent expiry or patent trolls that are causing concern, our team of litigators will vigorously defend your position.

Representative experience

Representing leading technology giants in their local and multijurisdictional patent disputes, including BlackBerry, Dell, Google, HTC, KPN, Motorola, Oracle, and ZTE.

Representing Google, Inc., LG, and Toshiba, in defense of ITC action brought by Straight Path IP Group Inc. involving mobile devices, Google Talk, Google Hangouts, and YouTube.

Advising HTC on the then largest patent litigation before the European courts. Multijurisdictional cases against Nokia and NPEs, and advising on FRAND licensing terms.

Representation of ZTE in the landmark case Huawei vs. ZTE before the CJEU (C-170/13) dealing with the antitrust (FRAND) defense regarding standard essential patents (SEP).

Representing MSD in a dispute with Shionogi over patents relating to anti-HIV therapy raltegravir.

Advising a leading Japanese innovator pharmaceutical firm on multiple Hatch-Waxman lawsuits relating to the client's blockbuster product.

Representing Leachman Cattle of Colorado in a challenge to two of its patents.  Marking the first PTAB issued post-grant reviews under the AIA.

Representing Daimler / Mercedes Benz in various patent litigation proceedings in the United States and China; and U.S. IPR proceedings.

Global IP counsel to the consortium of Audi AG, BMW Group, and Daimler AG on their €2.8bn acquisitions of Nokia's digital mapping unit, HERE.

Handling patent portfolio for Kodak Alaris’ photo kiosk, document scanner, thermal printing, and digital photo frame business, helping Kodak Alaris to mine and defend its portfolio.

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Singapore to expedite FinTech patent approvals, including blockchain

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new FinTech Fast Track initiative to expedite the patent-granting process for FinTech inventions, such as...

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Patent law in Europe: What pharmaceutical companies need to know

With pharmaceutical competition in Europe continuing to evolve, established companies and new market entrants alike need to understand how key patent litigation tools are shaping the...

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Straight Talks: New players, new rules - IP disruption in the automobile industry

Not long ago, an automotive “innovation” meant a new way of engineering a powertrain or emissions system, which would then be patented by the original equipment manufacturer...

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The 3-D printing revolution: Opening the doors to new opportunities — and risks associated with IP infringement

As the use of 3-D printing has increased exponentially, so has its potential. Stella Wong, counsel focusing on patent litigation at our Hogan Lovells office in London, compares a 3-D...

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Total Brand Care: The benefits of a holistic approach to creating, commercializing, and protecting company brands

At Hogan Lovells, we understand that brands are the heart of a company’s value, reputation, and competitive advantage. Total Brand Care is our holistic approach to creating,...

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How to secure the right type of IP protection for wearable-technology products

From wristbands that count your steps, to skin patches that measure your sun exposure, a wide range of products are entering the wearable-technology market and raising new questions about...

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