An International Guide to
Patent Case Management for Judges

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8.7.1 Recovery of goodwill and reputation

When the plaintiff in a patent infringement lawsuit (i.e., the patentee or exclusive licensee) demands that the defendant put up advertisements in newspapers or any other periodical publications for explanatory purposes and as measures necessary to reinstate the plaintiff’s goodwill or reputation – in lieu of or in addition to compensatory damages – the plaintiff should specify in their demand in the complaint the specifics of such advertisements, such as the contents, size, font size and so on.