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Litigation Translation

August 17, 2012

In our increasingly international business environment, cross-border litigation is becoming far more common, and that means the need for litigation translation is greater than ever before. The recent sparring between Samsung and Apple is a reminder that high-stakes matters often involve companies based in different countries, speaking different languages. Litigation translation services including document translation, document sifting/review, and interpretation can assist clients during discovery and may prove essential in winning your case.

During the discovery phase of an international lawsuit, Read more about: Litigation Translation  »

Global Law Firms, Emerging Markets, and Legal Translation

July 12, 2012

An article from the July 7th edition of the Economist discusses how British law firms are expanding their global footprint. Unlike Dewey & Leboeuf which tried to grow too fast and ended up going bankrupt, London’s top 5 law firms are growing their revenues and profits at an impressive and steady pace and this is largely coming from growth in emerging markets.

Allen & Overy has recently opened up offices in Jakarta and Vietnam. Read more about: Global Law Firms, Emerging Markets, and Legal Translation  »

Legal Translation Costs: Who Should Pay? (Part 2)

May 28, 2012

By Shanna Bergman

We previously explored the issue of who should pay for legal translation services in November of 2011, when the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Taniguchi v. Kan Pacific Saipan LTD. 633 F.3d 1218 (9th Cir. 2011) that the district court did not abuse its discretion in awarding legal translation costs to Kan Pacific, including document translation costs (from Japanese to English) as well as interpretation costs.  Read more about: Legal Translation Costs: Who Should Pay? (Part 2)  »

6 Strategies for Managing Patent Translation & Filing Costs

May 23, 2012

A new article listing 6 top strategies/tips for managing patent translation and filing costs has just been posted on IP Watchdog. The authors are Gene Quinn, a patent attorney and president of IPWatchdog, and Ethan Perlson, our own director of marketing.

An excerpt:

Given the sluggish economic recovery and continued budget pressure on IP departments, it makes sense to consider new strategies for lowering the steep costs related to international patent filing. Read more about: 6 Strategies for Managing Patent Translation & Filing Costs  »

Patent Filing in China

May 18, 2012

More global companies than ever before are seeking to protect their intellectual property rights in China. They rightly view China as one of the world’s largest markets. We at Morningside specialize in patent translation and filing, and over the last five years, we have watched as China has shifted from a country that clients often file in to one they view as absolutely essential for IPR purposes. In 2012, Morningside is slated to translate and file more applications for national stage entry into China than ever before. Read more about: Patent Filing in China  »