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The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Analyzing Key Decisions, Updating Client Strategies, and ... Effects of Patent Reform (Inside the Minds)
The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on key strategies for understanding important changes in patent law. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the process of interpreting recent decisions and updating client strategies in...
The Impact of Recent Patent Law Cases and Developments provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on key strategies for understanding important changes in patent law. Featuring partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the process of interpreting recent decisions and updating client strategies in light of current developments. These top lawyers offer their insights on analyzing the implications of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, educating clients on new standards, and revising patent litigation strategies. From Bilski v. Kappos to Association for Molecular Pathology v. US Patent and Trademark Office, these authors discuss crucial cases in the area of patent law, and speculate on what patent reform will mean for practitioners going forward. 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 attorneys offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this ever-evolving field. 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. David G. Henry Sr., Firm Member, Dykema Gossett PLLC, and Patent Law Professor, Baylor Law School, "Adapting Legal Strategies to New Trends in Patent Law" 2. Suzannah K. Sundby, Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP, "The Impact of Recent Decisions on Patent Practice" 3. Seth D. Levy, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, "Providing Strategic Advice to Clients as US Patent Law Evolves" 4. Christopher J. Buchko, Partner, Chapman and Cutler LLP, "Patent Strategies Following the Federal Circuit s Response to the Rise of Divided Infringement" 5. Christopher Mitchell, Partner, Dickinson Wright PLLC, "Preparing to Meet the Challenges of Patent Reform and the Ongoing Impact of Bilski and Other Cases" 6. Tim Tingkang Xia, Ph.D., Partner, Morris Manning & Martin LLP, "Revising Patent Law Strategies in the Wake of Recent Supreme Court Decisions, Patent Litigation Developments, and Patent Reform" 7. Laura Caldera Taylor, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC, "Overview of Key Patent Legislation and Court Decisions That Impact Patent Litigation" 8. Kelly T. Murphy, Partner, Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP, "The Changing Tide of Patentability Standards and Filing Timelines for Biotechnologies" 9. John D. Lopinski, Ph.D., Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP, "Clash of the Titans: How the Prometheus, Myriad, and Classen Cases Are Shifting the Sands" 10. Cortney S. Alexander, Partner, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP, "Joint Infringement, Patent Reform, and the Impact of Non-Practicing Entities on Patent Law Strategies and Litigation" 11. Daniel Altman, Partner, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, "Revising Patent Litigation Strategies in Response to New Case Law and Legislation" Appendices Include: Appendix A: Patent Claims Appendix B: 101 Method Eligibility Quick Reference Sheet Appendix C: New Section 102 Appendix D: Eastern District of Texas 2010 Appendix E: Local Patent Rules Appendix F: America Invents Act: Effective Dates Appendix G: Pendency Rates for Patent Applications in 2010 Appendix H: Myriad Illustrations of the Basic Structure and Function of DNA Appendix I: Overview of the America Invents Act
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