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Call # KF3114 .L36 2008
Author Landers, Amy L
Title Understanding patent law / Amy L. Landers
Imprint Newark, NJ : LexisNexis, c2008
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Descript. xxiv, 478, [26] p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series The understanding series
Understanding series (New York, N.Y.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Patent laws and legislation -- United States
Contents Introduction to the patent system -- The US Patent & Trademark Office: obtaining the patent right -- Procedures after a patent is granted -- Claims -- Patent types -- Adjudication of patent disputes within the court system -- Overview: the disclosure requirements of section 112 -- Enablement -- Written description -- Definiteness -- Best mode -- Overview of section 102: novelty, statutory bars and derivation -- Section 102(a) & (b): public knowledge and use -- Section 102(a) and (b): patents and printed publications -- Section 102(c): abandonment -- 35 U.S.C. section 102(d): prior patent -- Section 102(e): patents and patent applications -- 35 U.S.C. section 102(f) derivation and inventorship -- Section 102(g): priority of invention -- Nonobviousness -- Utility -- Statutory subject matter -- Procedures for claim construction -- How to interpret patent claim terms -- Canons of claim construction -- An introduction to patent infringement -- Direct infringement -- Infringement under the doctrine of equivalents -- Restrictions on the doctrine of equivalents -- Claim construction of mean plus function claim terms -- Experimental use -- Contributory infringement -- Active inducement -- Extraterritorial activity and patent infringement -- Inequitable conduct -- Patent misuse -- Patents and antitrust law -- The first sale doctrine -- Prosecution laches -- Remedies for patent infringement -- International treaties and the globalization of patents
Alt Title Patent law
OCLC # 231947803