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Patent Essentials For The Executive Engineer Lawyer And Inventor

Author : John Franklin Robb
ISBN : UOM:39015064574729
Genre : Forms (Law)
File Size : 45. 13 MB
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The Unified Patent Court

Author : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: European Scrutiny Committee
ISBN : 0215044185
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 88. 24 MB
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The Committee has held the draft agreement on the UPC, to which there has been vehement opposition, under scrutiny since September last year. There is particular concern about the effect the agreement would have on small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) who are supposedly the main intended beneficiaries. The patent profession was overwhelmingly of the opinion that the current draft of the UPC Agreement would actually increase litigation costs for SMEs and be far more burdensome than the existing system in the UK. The overall aim of the UPC was to allow SMEs in particular to be able to obtain a single patent covering 25 countries at an affordable cost. However very few SMEs actually require protection in all 25 States and so cost savings would not be as great as was expected, and that litigation before the UPC was likely to be convoluted, expensive and protracted. The Committee says that it is vital that the UK Government adopts a strong position reflecting the concerns of practitioners in the final negotiations of the agreement, as well as calling for the Central Division of the UPC to be in London in order to mitigate the most damaging effects of a unitary EU-wide patent

Patent Practice Skills Strategies

Author : Britten Sessions
ISBN : 9781304317698
Genre : Law
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Perhaps you've invented the next big breakthrough. If so, congratulations. Now the next test begins. How do you protect such an invention? How do you ensure that such protection adds value to your invention? And ultimately, how do you ensure that you get properly compensated for your invention? This textbook will teach these and other core patent concepts. The reader will follow the life of a patent, including how to conduct an inventor disclosure, write a patent application, and respond to actions from the USPTO, to eventually pursuing one or more profit options, such as litigation, brokering, or licensing. The focus of the textbook is on adding value to IP portfolios by implementing patent strategies at every phase of the patent process. The goal is to enable the reader to formulate and carry out such strategies. Keep inventing. Keep protecting.

Drafting Technology Patent License Agreements

Author : Michael J. Lennon
ISBN : 9780735567481
Genre : Law
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In todayand’s fast-paced and ultra-competitive high-tech environment, an effectively managed patent licensing program is a must. The Second Editio n of Drafting Technology Patent License Agreements shows you how to achieve one. This valuable resource covers all of the legal and business transactional issues you are likely to encounter during the drafting and negotiation of patent licensing agreements. It guides you step-by-step through the unique aspects of the implementation of a patent licensing program for computers, electronics, telecommunications, and other industries, and it clarifies the issues involved in the enforcement and litigation of these patents. Youand’ll find incisive legal analysis on complex issues including: How to implement an aggressive and well-managed patent licensing program How to evaluate a patent or portfolio for licensing How to identify industry segments and select potential licensees How to discuss terms with industry targets How to formulate an effective licensing strategy How to use databases effectively in patent practice How to organize a licensing team How to file a patent infringement lawsuit And many more critical issues like these. Included with this key resource are 40 time-saving forms on the bonus CD-ROM: Forms for establishing a new technology company using patented technology Confidentiality agreements (for a third-party vendor, third party evaluation, or consultant) A projected royalty stream analysis A semiconductor technology cross-licensing agreement Software technology license agreements Model licensing and patent agreements for the telecommunications industry And many more!

How To Write A Patent Application

Author : Jeffrey G. Sheldon
ISBN : 1402425600
Genre : Law
File Size : 35. 21 MB
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Stocked with drafting checklists and sample drafting language, documents and drawings, the second edition of How to Write a Patent Application walks you step-by-step through the entire process of preparing patent applications. This hands-on resource helps you: Get from an inventor all the information needed to prepare an effective application Claim an invention with sufficient breadth Claim an invention so that the elements that render the invention nonobvious are clearly set forth in the claims Claim an invention whose validity will be sustained by the courts Avoid damaging drafting mistakes such as faulty transitions, inconsistent terminology, incorrect verb forms, and deficient functional language Completely up-to-date, How to Write a Patent Application analyzes developments under the America Invents Act, the latest USPTO initiatives, and key decisions of the federal courts, and provides the author s practical suggestions and commentary."

Patent Portfolio Deployment

Author : Shang-Jyh Liu
ISBN : 9789813142459
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Patents are powerful weapons in a company's legal arsenal, with both defensive and offensive capabilities. Patents protect a company's innovation from potential infringers, while at the same time support the company's efforts to exploit their innovation commercially in the global marketplace. This book explores the role of patents in today's knowledge economy. We discuss how patents have become a valuable commodity and have a lucrative market of their own. However, to profit from patent monetization, this Patent market must be closely linked to the R&D market and the Product Market. This book offers a systematic approach to patent deployment to maximize profits beginning with data collection from patent, journal and business sources. Readers will be guided through analyses of the patent landscape to identify traps and opportunities for commercialization. This book argues that patents must be aggregated into portfolios to maximize their effectiveness and value in the modern economy. With strong patent portfolios, companies can be engaged in licensing and more sophisticated business models like forming patent alliances and collaborating with IP intermediaries. Finally, the book will provide an overview of the various ways of valuing patents and suggest some simplified approaches for management to value the company's patents.

Principles Of Patent Law Concise Hornbook Series

Author : Roger Schechter
ISBN : 9781628103700
Genre : Law
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Using judicial opinions from leading casebooks along with numerous hypotheticals and examples, this text illustrates the many challenging issues and innovative trends in patent law today. Sections on basics such as patent law norms, policy, and patent history build the conceptual foundation for explorations of claims, patent prosecution, and complex aspects of patent law. International treaties and conventions that impact innovators, litigators, and policymakers are also covered in this comprehensive text.

Patent Savvy For Managers

Author : Kirk Teska
ISBN : 9781413315516
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 21. 35 MB
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Find out how to spot and protect your company's innovations! When it comes to patents, there's no room for mistakes. Making the wrong decision can send a business into an irreversible tailspin, costing your company millions of dollars -- not to mention jobs. Luckily, you have a friendly resource to help you out: Patent Savvy for Managers Loaded with fascinating case studies, this book is an essential asset for anyone entrusted with protecting a company's products or processes. Patent Savvy for Managers provides all the information you need to: identify and evaluate company patents organize patent committees work with patent attorneys read and understand patents Friendly, informative and straight to the point, Patent Savvy for Managers offers the ideal blend of legal information, practical insights and real-world examples.

Software Patents

Author : Gregory A. Stobbs
ISBN : 9781454811978
Genre : Law
File Size : 43. 87 MB
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Never before has one resource broken down the process for drafting software patent specifications and claims into manageable segments. Software Patents, Third Edition will show you how to draft accurate, complete patent applications -- applications that will be approved by the patent office and that will stand in court if challenged. It discusses what a software patent is and the legal protection it offers; who holds software patents and for what inventions; and the steps you can take to protect software inventions in the worldwide marketplace. The book also explores internet and e-commerce patents and information protection using the software patent. Completely revised and updated in a new looseleaf format, Software Patents, Third Edition is your authoritative source for expert guidance on: Strategic software patent protection Prior art searches Drafting claims Drafting the software patent specification Requirements for software patent drawings Patent office examination guidelines International software patent protection Beta testing software inventions Integrating software patents with industry standards Invalidity defenses in software patent litigation

Business Method Patents

Author : Gregory A. Stobbs
ISBN : 9780735521582
Genre : Law
File Size : 53. 41 MB
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In a landmark decision, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, in Signature Financial v. State Street Bank, held that business methods may be patented. This holding, together with the explosive growth of the Internet, has turned the business method patent into the "hot" new growth area of intellectual property. Business Method Patents is your guide to the unique opportunities and risks in this emerging area of IP law. Depend on it as your authoritative source for court-tested guidance on: - Mechanics of the patent application - Prior art researching - Drafting claims - Drafting the complete specification - Drawings required for business method patents - Illustrating the business system through drawings - Building a patent portfolio for attracting capital - Enforcing and licensing business method patents.

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