xlix, 1183 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Trends in software and business method patents from 1996 through 2010 /Ann McCrackin Relationship to other intellectual property areas /Patrick G. Billig Searching software inventions /Randy Lacasse Guidelines to software-related inventions /R. Lewis Gable, Anastasia Zhadina, Catriona M. Collins, John C. Laurence Drafting the specification /Kenneth Nigon Crafting the claims /Steven W. Lundberg, Gregory M. Stark, Ann M. McCrackin Functional claim drafting in the electronics, computer, and software arts /Rick D. Nydegger, David R. Todd Claim interpretation for patent drafters /Michael J. Mauriel, Stephen C. Durant, John A. Scott Maximizing your success in patent prosecution /Stuart S. Levy, Stephen G. Kunin, Howard L. Bernstein Drafting and filing international patent applications /John D. Collins Practical considerations for working with business method patents /Erika H. Arner Design patents for the information age /Bradley A. Forrest, Joseph J. Wang Patent portfolio development : an in-house counsel perspective /Liza K. Toth Noninfringement and invalidity opinions /Stephen J. Weed, Andrew J. Koopman Design-around techniques /Rick D. Nydegger, Jonathan W. Richards, David R. Todd Litigation of patents involving software technology /E. Robert Yoches.