Understanding Patent Law

Understanding Patent Law

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This Understanding treatise provides important and comprehensive coverage to complement the study of patent law, and is suitable for use with any patent law casebook. Understanding Patent Law features: a€c Up-to-date coverage of all major patent law topics, including the requirements to obtain a U.S. patent right, post-grant procedures, claim construction methods and procedures, all patent infringement theories, defenses to an infringement suit, international considerations, and an overview of the legislative, regulatory, and court systems that govern the creation, issuance, and enforcement of the right; a€c Overviews and examples which illustrate the application of the most abstract and complex doctrines; a€c Clear and concise summaries of the major cases, including straightforward descriptions of the technology at issue; a€c Clear organization and writing to enhance understanding of all concepts and covered in patent and intellectual property courses; and a€c Discussions of the policy and historical underpinnings of the primary patent law doctrines.As the name implies, utility patents protect useful inventions that have a practical application, such as an apparatus, ... a design patent application does not require a textual description.8 In contrast to utility patents that last for twenty (20) yearsanbsp;...

Title:Understanding Patent Law
Author:Amy L. Landers
Publisher:LexisNexis - 2012-09-10


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