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.

Wearable technology - IP opportunities and risks

Join us on 16 or 21 August for the fourth in our LimeGreen Live webinar series, in conjunction with the Hogan Lovells Consumer Industry Sector Group. 

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells wins IP Team of the Year at 2018 The Lawyer Awards: The firm is also commended for its litigation, real estate and pro bono work

Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce that the firm has been named as Intellectual Property Team of the Year at the inaugural 2018 The Lawyer Awards.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

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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