Compare patent laws

This comparison guide allows you to compare patent laws around the world, providing valuable insight into the procedural matters that businesses need to know about. A strong awareness of cross-border variations in patent laws is crucial to companies operating in multiple countries.


By knowing the differences between patent laws, firms can more effectively manage the risk of patent proceedings and increase the chances of successfully bringing and defending these proceedings. On this site you can read about approaches to patent infringement; preliminary injunctions; obtaining evidence; assessing validity; and the typical time to trial. Register here

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For further guidance please contact our group, or use the contact section and select from the map which country and individual you would like to contact. The lawyers who feature on this site regularly work together on international matters, meaning they take a consistent approach that is highly valued by clients.