The resolution of IP disputes through litigation (as well as arbitration or mediation) form a core part of Rouse's business. Rouse lawyers handle both civil and criminal litigation and also work with enforcement teams on administrative and customs actions.
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 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.