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Developing a Patent Strategy, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Drafting Effective Patents, Seeking Global Protection, and Navigating the America Invents Act (Inside the Minds)
Developing a Patent Strategy provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on effectively navigating patent law in today's legal environment. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book discusses recent legislation, including the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and its implications for both inventors and attorneys. From...
Developing a Patent Strategy provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on effectively navigating patent law in today's legal environment. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book discusses recent legislation, including the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and its implications for both inventors and attorneys. From considering the best language to use in patent applications to choosing a venue when litigation arises, these authors explain important concepts for the client and attorney to consider when developing a patent strategy. Additionally, these top lawyers examine global patent protection, provisional patent applications, emerging technological issues, and more. 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 navigating this ever-evolving area of law. Inside the Minds provides readers with proven business and legal intelligence from leading C-Level executives and lawyers. Each chapter offers thought leadership and expert analysis on an industry, profession, or topic, providing a future-oriented perspective and proven strategies for success. Each author has been selected based on their experience and C-Level standing within the business and legal communities. Chapters Include: 1. Edward R. Lawson Jr., Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP - "Steps in Analyzing a Patent Strategy 2. Stephen S. Korniczky, Partner and Co-Chair, Intellectual Property Practice Group, Sheppard Mullin Richter and Hampton LLP - "Strategies for Venue Selection and Transfer" 3. Brian M. Hoffman, Partner, Fenwick & West LLP - "Strategic Patent Prosecution for the Long Haul" 4. Jody Bishop, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP - "The Changing Patent Landscape Under the America Invents Act and Recent Court Decisions" 5. Marina Portnova, Member, Lowenstein Sandler PC - "Important Considerations for Patent Strategies" 6. John S. Artz, Member, Dickinson Wright PLLC - "Recent Developments in Patent Law and Their Impact on an Effective Global Patent Strategy" 7. John S. Paniaguas, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP - "Investigating the Concept of Novelty in the America Invents Act" 8. Dale S. Lazar, Office Managing Partner, DLA Piper LLP - "Drafting Applications to Create a Patent Portfolio that Enhances Business Strategy" 9. James M. Singer, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP - "Effective Strategies for Today's Patent Attorneys: It's Not Just About the Technology" Appendices Include: Appendix A: IP Committee Meeting Agenda Appendix B: Invention Disclosure Form Appendix C: 35 USC 102
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