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Developing a Patent Strategy, 2010 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Counseling Clients on Patent Protection, Evaluating Patent Portfolios, and Working with the USPTO (Inside the Minds)
Developing a Patent Strategy is an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for successfully managing patents within today's legal and economic environment. Featuring partners and chairs from leading law firms across the nation, these experts guide the reader through the patent process, with tips for crafting effective patents, navigating...
Developing a Patent Strategy is an authoritative, insider's perspective on best practices for successfully managing patents within today's legal and economic environment. Featuring partners and chairs from leading law firms across the nation, these experts guide the reader through the patent process, with tips for crafting effective patents, navigating the filing and examination system, maintaining or extending patents, preventing infringement, and collaborating with the USPTO. These top lawyers reveal their strategies for dealing with international patents, patent portfolios, provisional patents, and the patent prosecution highway. Additionally, these leaders discuss recent trends in the intellectual property arena and the impact of key patent laws and cases, such as In re Bilski. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this dynamic field. Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business intelligence from C-Level executives and lawyers (Chairman, CEO, CFO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies and firms nationwide. Each chapter is comparable to an essay/thought leadership piece and is a future-oriented look at where an industry, profession, or topic is heading and the most important issues for the future. Each author has been selected based upon their experience and C-level standing within the professional community. Chapters Include: 1. Scott T. Bluni, Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP - "Rules and Recent Trends in Patent Law" 2. Walter C. Linder, Partner, Faegre & Benson LLP - "Fundamentals of Successful Patent Strategy Development and Administration" 3. S. Craig Hemenway, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP - "Patent Strategy in the Wake of In re Bilski and the Selection of Appropriate Applications" 4. Marc De Leeuw, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP - "Recent Patent Decisions and How They Affect Patent Law" 5. Raymond R. Ferrera, Partner; IP & Technology Team Leader, Adams and Reese LLP - "Exporting America s Rights-Driven Economy" 6. Jura Christine Zibas, Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP - "Preparing Clients for Strategic Patent Development" 7. A. Jason Mirabito, Member and Co-Chair, IP Department, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC - "Creating Effective Patent Strategies in a Down Economy" 8. Beverly A. Lyman, Ph.D., Partner, Thompson Hine LLP - "Crafting a Patent Business Strategy in a Changing Environment" 9. Ryan Schneider, Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP - "Fundamentals of Patent Law and Prosecuting Patents" 10. Mark E. Stallion, Partner, Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP - "A Practical Overview of U.S. Patent Law Challenges and Strategy" 11. Jane Song, Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP - "Initial Considerations in Seeking Patent Protection"
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