Legal fights for patent rights: Are the judicial concerns of small companies justified?
Talvela, Juhani; Kässi, Tuomo (2019-08)
Post-print / Final draft
School of Engineering Science
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actions, and industries with high litigation activity. Speed and cost of litigation is compared with selected other countries. Data are retrieved from multiple sources, including the Darts- IP database with a global coverage of IPR related litigation cases.
We find that an opposition action is the most frequent type of litigation, followed by infringement and invalidity actions. Combinations of infringement and invalidation actions are not as common in Finland, as seen in other countries. Most litigations are fought by and between large companies. Recommendations are given for technology management in small companies.
Talvela, Juhani. Kässi, Tuomo. (2019). Legal fights for patent rights Are the judicial concerns of small companies justified? PICMET '19 Conference "Technology Management in the World of Intelligent Systems" August 25 - 29, 2019 Hilton Portland Downtown Portland, Oregon, USA.
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