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Author Landers, Amy L.
Title Understanding patent law / Amy L. Landers.
Publication Info. New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, 2012.
Edition [Second edition].
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 Law Reserve    ---  AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for Law Reserve on 01-30-2013.
Description xxii, 559 pages, 21 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Series The understanding series
Understanding series (New York, N.Y.)
Local Note Law Library keeps two editions only: latest edition in Reserve and one prior edition in Classified.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to the patent system -- The U.S. PTO: obtaining a patent -- Post-grant administrative proceedings -- Claims -- Patent types -- Adjudication of patent disputes within the court system -- Overview: the disclosure requirements of section 112 -- Enablement -- Written description -- Definiteness -- Best mode -- Overview of section 102: novelty, statutory bars and derivation -- Public knowledge and use as prior art -- Patents and printed publications -- Prior sales and offers for sale --Abandonment and the pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. section 102(c) -- Prior patents -- Earlier filed patents and applications -- Derivation and inventorship -- The first to invent system -- Nonobviousness -- Utility -- Statutory subject matter -- Procedures for claim constructions -- How to interpret patent claim terms -- An introduction to patent infringement -- Direct infringement -- Prior use rights -- Infringement under the doctrine of equivalents -- Restrictions on the doctrine of equivalents -- Claim construction of mean plus function claim terms -- Experimental use -- Contributory infringement -- Active inducement -- Extraterritorial activity and patent infringement -- Inequitable conduct and the duty to disclose -- Patent misuse -- Patents and antitrust law -- Exhaustion and the first sale doctrine -- Prosecution larches -- Remedies for patent infringement -- International treaties and the globalization of patents.
Local Subject Study guides.
Subject Patent laws and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 9780769852768 paperback
0769852769 paperback