With the newly released 7th Edition of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, you’ll find in-depth coverage on significant changes in U.S. patent law resulting from recent decisions and statutory amendments. The new material covered in this invaluable 5,000+ page resource includes expert analysis of more than 100 recent decisions of the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. You’ll also save valuable time and precious resources with the comprehensive, in-depth analysis of Federal Circuit decisions and new prosecution rules from the PTO.
Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Seventh Edition is the only resource that gives you an element-by-element analysis of patent law areas that trigger rejections and objections by the U.S. Patent Office. Utilizing years of research and practical experience, the author classifies a wide variety of PTO rejections and provides you with proven response strategies.
This Seventh Edition provides in-depth coverage of important recent cases, including Bilski v. Kappos, along with the PTO’s interim guidance on subject matter eligibility for process claims. Also covered is In re Tanaka, where the Federal Circuit reversed the BPAI holding that addition of a dependent claim rendered the patent inoperative.
This resource also addresses significant changes in U.S. patent law resulting from a host of recent decisions and statutory and/or procedural amendments, including important cases as:
- Association for Molecular Pathology and ACLU v. USPTO and Myriad
- Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Eli Lilly and Co.
- Wyeth and Elan Pharma International, Ltd. v. Under Sec. of Commerce for Intellectual Property
- Hyatt v. Acting Director, Patent and Trademark Office
- Cancer Research Technology Ltd. v. Barr Laboratories, Inc.
- Harari v. Hollmer
- Bradford Co. v. Conteyor North America, Inc.
- Hif Bio, Inc. v. Yung Shin Pharmaceuticals Industrial Co., Ltd.
- Vanderbilt Univ. v. Icos Corp.
- In re Giacomini
- Resqnet.com, Inc. v. Lansa, Inc.
- Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc. v. Maersk Contractors USA, Inc.
The treatise also includes a Comprehensive Case Digest on CD-ROM! The accompanying Case Digest (on CD-ROM in HTML format) provides access to an extensive compilation of precedential language, organized by specific issue, in favor of patentability. The 2011 Cumulative Case Digest contains excerpts from leading cases through December 31, 2010.
NEW 2012 SUPPLEMENT – Coverage of AIA Now Included!
The 2012 Supplement updates the main volume of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure by addressing various significant changes in U.S. patent law resulting from recent decisions and statutory amendments.
The supplement discusses changes to the patent law resulting from the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, including prioritized Track I examination, the first-to-file system, elimination of the best mode defense, revised standards for inter partes reexamination, and more.
In addition, it covers more than 40 recent decisions of the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, including i4i Limited Partnership v. Microsoft Corp.; Tewari De-Ox Systems V. Mountain States; In re Jung; Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Paddock Laboratories, Inc.; and others. The Supplement also includes a CD-ROM with a comprehensive Cumulative Case Digest that covers cases through December 31, 2011, and provides access to an extensive compilation of precedential language, organized by specific issue, in favor of patentability.
About the Publisher and Author
Technology Transfer Tactics is proud to partner with Bloomberg BNA to bring our customers access to this comprehensive and authoritative resource. All Bloomberg BNA are written by respected experts with extensive experience in patent law and IP licensing. These renowned authors draw from their wealth of professional expertise and in-depth research to deliver the most highly regarded editorial quality in the industry.
The author of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure is Irah Donner, a partner with Stroock law firm in New York. Mr. Donner specializes in patent prosecution, technology audits, intellectual property transactional due diligence, licensing, and litigation support. Named a New York Super Lawyer, Mr. Donner was also recognized in 2007 as one of the “Top Attorneys in the New York Metro Area” by The New York Times.