Legal 500: an overview of patent litigation in the Netherlands
BarentsKrans’ IP & Technology team provided an overview, in the form of an Q&A, of the most important aspects of patent procedures in The Netherlands for Legal 500. The Q&A provides for a view on the main questions about infringement and (un)validity of patents and important procedural information which is in particular relevant in an international context.
The BarentsKrans’ overview of patent litigation in the Netherlands is part of the latest edition of The Legal 500: Patent Litigation Country Comparative Guide. The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of patent litigation law across a variety of jurisdictions. Each chapter of this guide provides information on the current issues affecting patent litigation in a particular country and addresses topics such as direct and indirect patent infringement, the explanation of patents, the role of experts and ensuring confidentiality of business secrets in patent procedures.