Litigation & ADR
The resolution of IP disputes through litigation, arbitration or mediation, as well as criminal and administrative action, form a core part of the Rouse business.
All our network firms have extremely strong experience bringing and defending IP disputes and have been involved in numerous ground breaking cases worldwide. In the past five years, we have filed or defended close to 2,000 IP disputes including numerous cases involving disputes in multiple jurisdictions. We also assist with criminal trade mark litigation working with police and prosecutors to seek criminal prosecution of serious infringers.
We analyse every case to identify the most effective strategy or combination of strategies to achieve the best result for our clients. We have in-house evidence specialists who work with our lawyers and to ensure that we gather the best evidence to support our case.
We’re renowned for our innovative services such as CIELA (China IP Litigation Analysis – www.ciela.cn), a unique litigation analysis tool that enables IP owners to evaluate and compare IP litigation venues across China. CIELA provides statistics on IP rulings from across China, or with a focus on specific courts. The system covers all major IP courts in China, with data coming from more than 17,100 IP judgments made at 98 IP courts in 35 mainland cities.