Main Volume Information
Biotechnology and the Federal Circuit, Second Edition is the only reference work that provides an in-depth consideration of the entire body of Federal Circuit precedent in the rapidly developing area of biotechnology. This treatise integrates the court’s decisions in chemical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical cases with an analysis of the current law. Unique in its detailed discussion of precedent and critical analysis of jurisprudence, patent prosecutors, litigators and in-house counsel alike can count on this treatise for the guidance to navigate through the labyrinth of Federal Circuit biotechnology patent law.
The Second Edition offers full analysis and incisive, expert commentary on recent en banc Federal Circuit and Supreme Court decisions which have rewritten the law applied to biotechnology inventions and altered the basic legal principles governing patentability and infringement. It includes extensive revisions and updates to the original volume and supplements, and encompasses the most recent Federal Circuit precedent, including comprehensive analysis and discussion of:
Biotechnology and the Federal Circuit, Second Edition also contains incomparable research aids, including the most thorough subject-matter index available; a completely revised table of cases, and a table of statutes and regulations cited; and text and footnote references updated to include extensive cross-references to recent Federal Circuit cases.
The 2013 Supplement encompasses full analysis of recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit decisions. It addresses the metes and bounds of patent-eligible subject matter, including:
The 2013 Supplement also:
About the Author
Kenneth J. Burchfiel is a partner in Sughrue Mion, PLLC, Washington, D.C.
About the Authors
Howard W. Levine is a partner with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, D.C.Cora R. Holtis an associate with Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, in Washington, D.C.
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