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Patent Law: A Practitioner's Guide

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Edition: 4th ed., 2012


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“An excellent guide for understanding United States patent law, and also for foreign applicants and attorneys.”
— Dr. Heinrich Wirtz, Head of the Patent Department, Volkswagen AG

Widely appreciated by attorneys and inventors for its clear, uncomplicated approach to a complex field, Patent Law: A Practitioner’s Guide gives you a solid working knowledge of the legal framework governing patents, including:

  • Developments under the America Invents Act
  • Federal regulations and court decisions
  • The widely accepted four-step test used by the courts to determine an invention’s patentability
  • The various tests used to indicate direct infringement and other patent violations
  • Drafting techniques used to prepare the full variety of documents, including specifications and claims

New for the fourth edition are chapters on comparative patent law, derivation proceedings, and post-grant procedures. Patent Law features numerous time-saving sample forms • flowcharts, diagrams and tables that quickly enhance your understanding of key patent law issues • and hypothetical questions (with answers) that help prepare you for the real-world challenges of patent prosecution.

Updated at least once a year, Patent Law: A Practitioner’s Guide is must reading for patent specialists and other intellectual property lawyers, corporate counsel and executives, inventors, and general practitioners representing inventors.

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ISBN 9781402418945
Edition 4th ed., 2012
Publisher Practising Law Institute