Party-appointed and court-appointed technical consultancy in patent disputes
In disputes relating to the validity and infringement of patents, an expert will be required in patent lawsuits who can assist the Court in its decision or provide technical advice to the defendant or the complainant.
In these circumstances, there are two types of expertise:
- court-appointed technical consultancy (CTU), when the expert provides assistance directly to the court, giving objective replies to any questions asked;
- party-appointed technical consultancy (CTP), when the expert provides assistance to one of the two parties as part of a court-appointed technical consultancy.
Thanks to the experience gained as party-appointed technical consultants in all areas of technology and the presence of several of our consultants who are enrolled in the lists of ex officio technical consultants to the Court of Milan, we can provide support in all patent disputes.