Background - Practices (Details)

Intellectual Property Litigation



  • Re. recovery of legal costs in IP-litigation: "Verhaalbaarheid van (redelijke) erelonen van advocaten in geschillen over intellectuele eigendom: ‘even’ geduld a.u.b.," (comment under Court of Appeal Brussels June 23, 2009), IRDI (2009/4). Author: Jan-Diederik Lindemans.
  • "Combating Copyright and Trademark Infringements on Online Platforms in Europe," ACC's European Briefings (June 2009). Co-Authors: Yves Heijmans and Christoph De Preter.
  • "Patents 2009: Belgium," Getting the Deal Through - Global Competition Review (2009). Co-Authors: Christoph De Preter and Kristof Roox.
  • "Intellectual Property & Antitrust 2009 - USA," Getting the Deal Through - Global Competition Review (2008). Co-Authors: Robert A. Lipstein, Jeffrey Blumenfeld, Olivier N. Antoine and Timothy Carson.
  • "Trademarks 2009: Belgium," Getting the Deal Through - Global Competition Review (2008). Co-Authors: Flip Petillion and Kristof Roox.
  • "Trademarks 2008: Belgium," Getting the Deal Through (2008). Co-Authors: Flip Petillion and Kristof Roox.
  • "De interpretatie van octrooien aan de hand van het verleningsdossier en andere extrinsieke elementen. Mag wie A heeft gezegd naderhand nog B zeggen?" [Patent claim construction on the basis of the prosecution file history and other extrinsic elements], (2008/2). Co-Authors: Christoph De Preter and Kristof Roox.
  • "Good Things for Antitrust & IP: Will Leegin Bring GE to Life?" Distribution, the newsletter of the Distribution and Franchising Committee, ABA Antitrust Section, Vol. 12, No. 1 (February 2008). Co-Authors: Robert Lipstein and Ryan C. Tisch.
  • "De nieuwe bevoegdheidsregels in het intellectueel eigendomsrecht," [The new rules on jurisdiction in Belgian intellectual property law], IRDI (2007/4 and 2008/1). Author: Kristof Roox.
  • "Patent Owners Beware: Offering a License Could Land You in Court," Virginia Lawyer, Intellectual Property Section (June/July 2007). Co-Authors: Michael I. Coe, Stephen W. Palan and Mark Supko.
  • "Texas Hold 'Em: 10 Tips for Winning Patent Litigation in the Lone Star State," California Lawyer (June 2007). Co-Authors: R. Scott Feldmann and Jeffrey D. Sanok.

    Crowell & Moring Intellectual Property Group partners’ Scott Feldmann and Jeffrey Sanok, also co-chair of the firm’s IP Group, give tips on winning patent litigation cases in the state of Texas.

  • "RPM in IP: RIP To Per Se?" Competition Law and IP Law360 (April 2007). Co-Authors: Robert Lipstein and Ryan C. Tisch.

    Crowell & Moring Antitrust Group partner Robert A. Lipstein and counsel Ryan A. Tisch write about the per se condemnation of minimum resale price maintenance (RPM) in Antitrust cases. The article was based on the oral argument heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on March 26, 2007 in Leegin Creative Leather Products Inc. v. PSKS Inc., a case which asks the Court to decide whether to overturn its nearly century-old per se condemnation of minimum RPM.

  • "Outwitting the cybersquatter," Trademark World, Issue 196 (April 2007). Co-Authors: Kristof Roox and Olivier Vandroogenbroek.
  • "Will German Products Which Infringe U.S. Patents Be Barred From Continued Sales In The U.S.?" VPP-Rundbrief Nr. 1 (January 2007). Co-Authors: Jeffrey H. Howard, Werner Berg and David Schnorrenberg.

    Crowell & Moring partners Jeffrey H. Howard, Dr. Werner Berg and David Schnorrenberg write about the U.S. Supreme Courts decision to overturn the general rule in the eBay v. MercExchange case in May of 2006. The courts have applied the new rule to seven cases since 2006.

  • "Intellectuele Eigendomsrechten," [Overview of caselaw with respect to private international law and intellectual property law], T.P.R. (2007). Author: Kristof Roox.
  • "Taking Soundings," Patent World, Issue 186 (October 2006). Author: Kristof Roox.

    Crowell & Moring partner and head of the Brussels office Intellectual Property Group Kristof Roox writes about the European Commission’s public hearing on the future of patent policy in Europe.

  • "Most Action in 50 Years," Global Competition Review (June 2006). Co-Authors: Jeffrey H. Howard, David M. Schnorrenberg and Jeffrey Blumenfeld.

    Antitrust partners Jeffrey H. Howard, David M. Schnorrenberg and Jeffrey Blumenfeld write about 10 IP-antitrust cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • "Onrechtstreekse octrooi-inbreuk naar belgisch recht na het Senseo-arrest: Koffiedik kijken of klare wijn?" [Case law annotation regarding indirect patent infringement after the Senseo decision of the Antwerp Court of Appeal], I.R.D.I. (2006). Co-Authors: Kristof Roox and Christoph De Preter.
  • "The European Regulatory Framework for Security and Privacy Protection in Electronic Communications," Annals of telecommunications, Vol. 61, No. 34 (March-April 2006). Author: Christoph De Preter.
  • "Actiemogelijkheden naar Belgisch recht op basis van een octrooiaanvraag : meer dan een recht op redelijke vergoeding?" [Legal actions under Belgian law on the basis of a patent application: more then a right for reasonable compensation], I.R.D.I. (2006). Author: Kristof Roox.