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Article "The Trend Towards Summary Trial Dispositions in Intellectual Property Disputes" Published in The Legal Industry Reviews

February 9, 2023

While summary trial motions have been a tool available to Federal Court litigants to resolve intellectual property (and other) disputes for more than a decade, they were given little attention. However, in 2022 their use gained significant traction (at least 9 decisions compared with a total of 20 over the previous decade), as litigants continue to seek more timely and cost-effective ways to have their IP disputes adjudicated. It is anticipated as litigants and counsel continue to become more comfortable with the process, its use will continue to rise.

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Andrew McIntosh Andrew McIntosh
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