Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction to the patent system The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and the application process Post-grant administrative proceedings Claims Patent types Adjudication of patent disputes Overview : the disclosure requirements of section 112 Enablement Written description Definiteness Best mode Overview of section 102 Public knowledge and use as prior art Patents, printed publications and information "otherwise available to the public" Prior sales and offers for sale Abandonment and the pre-AIA section 102(c) Prior patents Earlier-filed patents and applications: the pre-AIA section 102(e) 35 U.S.C. section 102(f) derivation and inventorship Section 102(g) : the first to invent system Nonobviousness Utility Statutory subject matter Claim construction : procedural considerations The substantive interpretation of patent claims An introduction to patent infringement Direct infringement Prior use rights Infringement under the doctrine of equivalents Restrictions on the doctrine of equivalents Infringement 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 laches Remedies for patent infringement International treaties and the globalization of patents.
KF3114 .L36 2018
Revision of: Landers, Amy L. Understanding patent law. [2nd ed.].
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press,