This comprehensive 1,900-page resource will provide you with the most complete and detailed coverage on Federal Circuit decisions and their impact on patent law. This monumental reference deals with both high-profile cases and the “uncelebrated decisions” that tend to slip under the radar.
The 11th Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit incorporates new topics and analysis of:
- The America Invents Act, including its impact on reexamination, interference and derivation proceedings
- Biotechnology and patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101
- New standards for establishing induced infringement of method claims
- Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Labs and the Supreme Court’s ruling on the applicable test for determining the patentability of processes reciting laws of nature and its anticipated impact
This must-have desk reference also covers all the major new Federal Circuit decisions through the end of 2012, including comprehensive analysis and discussion of:
- Association for Molecular Pathology v. USPTO and the patentability of gene sequences
- CyberSource Corp v. Retail Decisions and consideration of the machine-or-transformation test, post-Bilski
- Eli Lilly & Co v. Teva Parenteral Meds and the showing required to establish nonstatutory double patenting
- Orenshteyn v. Citrix Sys and the immediate appealability of sanctions rulings
- Akamai Technologies v. Limelight Networks and the en banc decision on infringement standards, including relaxed standards for proving induced infringement of method claims
- Lighting Ballast v. Phillips Electronics and the panel decision and grant of en banc review on appellate deference to lower court claim construction rulings
- Marine Polymer v. Hemcon and the en banc decision on intervening rights, claim construction and claim differentiation
- Caraco v. Novo Nordisk and the judicial authority to order changes to FDA use codes
Patent prosecutors, litigators, in-house counsel, and licensing professional alike can count on this definitive, 1,900-page resource for guidance to distill the complex implications of Fed Circuit decisions. Patents and the Federal Circuit is also conveniently organized so that you can access the information you need quickly and easily! CLICK HERE for a complete Table of Contents.