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Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Tenth Edition

Published by Bloomberg BNA
By Irah H. Donner
Publication Date: 2017
6,700 pages

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Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and ProcedureENSURE THAT YOUR PATENT CLAIMS OFFER THE BEST PROTECTION AVAILABLE AND FIND CRITICAL GUIDANCE ON INVALIDATING INFRINGING PATENTS

The new 10th Edition covers the enormous changes brought on by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and includes searchable electronic appendices with a comprehensive, cumulative case digest. This is Irah Donner’s “magnum opus” for patent attorneys and IP professionals – a must-have, all-in-one comprehensive reference. 

In the new 10th Edition of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, you’ll find in-depth coverage on significant changes in patent law resulting from decisions of the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit, and the Patent Trial Appeal Board. This new edition places new substantive discussions in context with existing patent laws and regulations. You’ll also save valuable time and precious resources with the in-depth analysis of prosecution rules from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

HIGH PRAISE FOR NEW 9th EDITION of PATENT PROSECUTION: LAW, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

“To say that Patent Prosecution is a comprehensive resource both for experienced patent practitioners, as well as new aspirants, is an understatement.”

David J. Kappos,
Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Former Under Secretary of Commerce and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Tenth Edition is the only resource that gives you an element-by-element analysis of patent law issues that trigger rejections by the USPTO. Utilizing years of research and practical experience, the author provides you with proven response strategies.

This 10th Edition is updated to analyze and highlight the significance of recent Supreme Court cases on patent issues such as the review standard for Inter Partes Review (IPR) and a more flexible approach to award enhanced damages. It also highlights Federal Circuit decisions on patent issues, including:

  • Cases examining procedures under the America Invents Act
  • The on sale bar
  • Disavowal of claim scope through disparagement
  • Cases on eligible subject matter and obviousness
  • PTAB rules and the “broadest reasonable interpretation” standard

The New 10th Edition Includes a Searchable and Cummulative Case Digest

Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, 10th Edition includes accompanying searchable electronic appendices and a comprehensive Cumulative Case Digest with an extensive compilation of precedential language, organized by specific issue, in favor of patentability – giving you fast access to a powerful tool for crafting claims and ensuring patent prosecution affords optimal protection. In short, this 6,700-page reference is the one resource all patent practitioners need to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the latest cases, USPTO rules and procedures, and precedents.

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 H. Donner, a partner in the Intellectual Property department of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, New York, NY. He concentrates on patent prosecution, technology audits, intellectual property transactional due diligence, and transactional work, including licensing and development agreements and litigation support.

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