Luke Maunder writes about the rise in jurisdictional challenges for the Patent Lawyer Magazine

"As a result of developing international trade, it is not unusual now to find patent litigators studiously reading Part 11 of the Civil Procedure Rules of England & Wales, which governs the ability of a party to challenge the jurisdiction of the English civil courts to hear a case"


The incidence of jurisdictional challenges in patent litigation cases has increased in the last few years. The rise in challenges appears commensurate with the development by the English courts of their jurisdiction to grant declaratory relief in cases relating to patents, explains Senior Associate Luke Maunder.

You can read the full article here, and you can find the full issue of the Patent Lawyer Magazine here.

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