Lifecycle of a smart idea | Prove it! The use of expert evidence in a global IP dispute

58 minute read
17 June 2021

Intellectual property (IP) disputes in today's world are often global in scope, and when litigation comes into play, this can mean lawsuits in different jurisdictions. So, how can you prove and protect ownership of your IP? What kind of expert evidence is needed in global IP disputes? How do you ensure consistency across multiple jurisdictions?

In this on-demand webinar, the following topics are covered by our panel:

  • The search for and retention of experts
  • The preparation of expert evidence
  • The duties and obligations of the expert to the tribunal
  • The expert evidence at trial
  • Working with court appointed experts in some jurisdictions
  • Use of experts for interim applications


  • Gordon Harris - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Ron Dimock - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Sandra Barton - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Alexander Brainerd - Mediator & Arbitrator, JAMS
  • Alexandra Brodie - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Michael Knospe - German IP Specialist Lawyer
  • Ivy Liang - Director, Gowling WLG

*This program is eligible for up to 1 hour of substantive CPD credits with the LSO and LSBC, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions.

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This is the 15th installment in our Lifecycle of a Smart Idea series, dedicated to helping you maximise opportunity and minimise risk when taking innovative ideas to the global market. Watch more from the series » 

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