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Patent Applications Handbook, 2017-2018 ed.

Product details:

Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2017
ISBN: 9780314869746
Service #: 14781066
Sub #: 14781065
Pages: 2592
Shelf Space: 3 in.
Publication frequency: Updated annually
Update method: Replacement pamphlets

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With practical discussion of technique and strategy, Patent Applications Handbook helps attorneys prepare and prosecute patent applications. Perfect for both the novice and more seasoned attorney, this title emphasizes protection in light of technological change and worldwide competition. The authors cover:

    • Exactly what must appear in an application

    • Information preparation and presentation to the PTO

    • Tips for filing and prosecuting applications

    • The fundamentals of preparing a disclosure and drafting claims

    • Proper subject matter for an invention

    • How and when to submit prior art under the new rules

    • Reexamination and reissue

Additional topics include:

    • Patentability and infringement

    • Statutory subject matter

    • Post-issuance

    • Design patents

    • Filing through the Patent Cooperation Treaty

    • Record keeping