BOOK

Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Third Edition, with 2014 Cumulative Supplement

DESCRIPTION

2010/1,708 pp. Hardcover with 2014 Cumulative Supplement/Order #9497P
2014 Cumulative Supplement alone/Order #2497

Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Third Edition gives practitioners both the “how to” and the “why to” of patent litigation, with specific, proven tactics for protecting clients’ interests. It offers procedural developments and pronouncements on claim construction, as well as chapters on the judge’s viewpoint from Chief Judge James F. Holderman, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois; the importance of and the ethical, fiduciary, and privilege pitfalls that arise in a strong joint-defense agreement; and the long life and broad reach of a patent infringement settlement.

 


Supplement Information  

The 2014 Cumulative Supplementis current through May 2014 with significant additional developments through June 2014. New to the Supplement are a new chapter covering practice before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board, with a focus on the new post-grant review proceedings introduced by the America Invents Act, providing practical advice to practitioners before the Board and strategic considerations in using PTAB proceedings as an adjunct or alternative to patent litigation; discussions providing insight into recent Supreme Court decisions redefining and clarifying principles of patent law on topics including patentable subject matter, indirect infringement, definiteness, and exceptional fee awards; review of federal court decisions following the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in Actavis; and analysis of USPTO memorandum to the Patent Examining Corps on “Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, & Natural Products.”

 


AUTHORS

Main Volume Information

About the Editors-in-Chief

Barry L. Grossman is former counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of and past leader of the Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies and Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practices.

Gary M. Hoffman is a retired partner in Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, Washington, D.C.

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law 

 


Supplement Information

About the Editors-in-Chief

Gary M. Hoffman is a retired partner in Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, Washington, D.C.

William P. Atkins  is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group of Pillsbury, Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, Tysons Corner, Va.

Deborah E. Fishman  is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, Palo Alto, Calif.

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law