This three-volume comprehensive treatise provides a full discussion of the landscape of patent law, from threshold questions of patentability through post-grant patent law. It includes a thorough discussion of the enormous changes introduced by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act. The book explains, in clear English, prosecution rules from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), offers an element-by-element analysis of areas of law that form the basis of common PTO rejections and objections, and provides analysis of major court decisions.
Price: $635.00 Main Volume
This treatise provides essential analysis of significant changes to U.S. patent law resulting from decisions of the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The book places new substantive discussions in context with existing patent laws and regulations, and also explains prosecution rules from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). Written by a seasoned patent lawyer, the three-volume text offers an element-by-element analysis of areas of patent law that form the basis of common PTO rejections and objections, and which can also be used in litigation in federal court.The Tenth Edition is updated to analyze and highlight the significance of recent Supreme Court cases on patent issues such as the review standard for Inter Partes Review (IPR) and a more flexible approach to award enhanced damages for egregious litigation misconduct.
It highlights Federal Circuit decisions on patent issues, including various cases examining procedures under the America Invents Act (AIA), the on sale bar, disavowal of claim scope through disparagement, cases on patent eligible subject matter, and the use of common sense in an obviousness rejection.
The Tenth Edition adds discussion of:
The accompanying searchable electronic appendix updated for the Tenth Edition offers a comprehensive Cumulative Case Digest with an extensive compilation of precedential language, organized by specific issue, in favor of patentability.
To say that Patent Prosecution is a comprehensive resource both for experienced patent practitioners, as well as new aspirants, is an understatement.
Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
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