Author: Robert L. Harmon
Published by Bloomberg BNA
Table of Contents, Preface
Specifications: 2011/1,708 pp.
Price: $640 + S&H
This monumental reference deals with both the high-profile cases and the “uncelebrated decisions” that tend to slip under the radar, and fits them into an analytical framework that reveals their true significance. Patents and the Federal Circuit, Tenth Edition addresses ever-changing issues and developments in substantive patent law, infringement litigation, and procedure. The authors distill the opinions issued by the primary source of governing law on patents, giving you convenient, onesource access to controlling case law. The material is organized in a way that is intuitively familiar to patent lawyers, so they can access the information they need quickly and easily.
The Tenth Edition of Patents and the Federal Circuit covers all the important Federal Circuit decisions through the end of calendar year 2010. Among other notable developments, it explores:
- The Supreme Court’s Bilski decision and the Federal Circuit’s developing reaction, which continues to shape the boundaries of patentable subject matter
- The Federal Circuit’s decisions in i4i v. Microsoft, SEB v. Montgomery Ward, and Stanford v. Roche, and the issues currently pending before the Supreme Court in these cases
- Continuing developments in the standards for injunctive relief following the Supreme Court’s eBay decision
- The state of false patent marking litigation in the wake of the Federal Circuit’s Stauffer and Pequignot decisions
- Willful infringement after the Federal Circuit’s en banc decision in Seagate
- The en banc Ariad decision, which reaffirms the written description requirement of 35 U.S.C. §112 as being separate and distinct from the enablement requirement
- Continuing coverage of the Federal Circuit’s oversight of district courts on venue transfer motions
- The en banc Princo decision and the standards of patent misuse
- Pharmaceutical patent litigation at the Federal Circuit, with expanded coverage of the Federal Circuit’s decisions concerning the Hatch-Waxman Act
- Reorganized and updated treatment of claim construction law at the Federal Circuit
Also included is the 2012 Supplement, providing coverage of recent developments, such as:
- The Supreme Court’s decision in Microsoft Corp. v. i4i Ltd. Partnership regarding the burden of proof in invalidity challenges
- The Supreme Court’s decision in Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A. regarding the standard for proving inducement to infringe
- The Federal Circuit’s en banc decision in Therasense, Inc. v. Becton Dickinson & Co. regarding the inequitable conduct standard
- The Federal Circuit’s panel decisions on divided infringement and preparations for the en banc re-hearings of Akamai Tech., Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. and McKesson Technologies Inc. v. Epic Systems Corp.
- The Federal Circuit’s decisions in Tokai Corp. v. Easton Enters, Inc., In re Kao, and Innovention Toys, LLC v. MGA Entm’t, Inc. regarding obviousness
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