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Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Fourth Edition

This comprehensive handbook gives practitioners insights on patent litigation from prelitigation considerations through post-grant patent practice. At every stage, the authors include specific, proven tactics for protecting clients’ interests. Experienced practitioners discuss and analyze the strategic reasoning behind every phase of patent infringement litigation, from initial client counseling through the Notice of Appeal.

Price: $540 Book

MEET THE AUTHORS
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William P. Atkins
Editor-in-Chief
Deborah E. Fishman
Editor-in-Chief
Gary M. Hoffman
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

DESCRIPTION

This invaluable treatise, in 35 chapters, breaks down strategic reasoning behind every phase of patent infringement litigation, from prelitigation issues and initial client counseling through the filing of the Notice of Appeal. The book explores the perspectives and strategies of both patent owners and patent challengers, providing updates on the most recent trends in patent litigation and winning strategies from some of the country’s leading attorneys.   

The Fourth Edition includes:

  • A new chapter devoted to biosimilars and biosimilar patent litigation, which considers the rapidly-evolving case law regarding litigation under the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BCPIA) of 2009
  • An expanded chapter on biotechnology patent litigation
  • A revamped chapter on Hatch-Waxman litigation from the perspective of pioneer pharmaceutical companies
  • A thoroughly revised chapter on practice before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB) and practical recommendations on the use of PTAB proceedings ad an adjunct or alternative to patent infringement litigation
  • Updates reflecting the new changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure effective on December 1, 2015 and the impact that those changes will have on practice 
  • Significant changes to the Judge’s Viewpoint chapter to provide an interesting perspective on these new developments
  • And much more.


AUTHORS

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law
 
William P. Atkins  is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Tysons Corner, VA.

Deborah E. Fishman  is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Kaye Scholer, LLP, Palo Alto, CA.

Gary M. Hoffman is a senior counsel in the Intellectual Property Group of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Washington, DC.

CONTENTS

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