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Annotated Patent Digest

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Format: Binder/Looseleaf
Brand: Thomson West
Copyright: 2008
Service #: 40324883
Sub #: 40324882
Publication frequency: Updated as changes in the law dictate
Update method: No updating

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Annotated Patent Digest



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Updated on Westlaw only, Annotated Patent Digest is a patent research tool that provides the information needed to determine whether to cite a case in a letter, brief, or other document. It also helps you formulate opinion letters and responses to office actions by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It provides brief summaries of pertinent legal propositions and relevant language from the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, or other authority applying a proposition. It also includes a short summary of the facts showing how the judicial authority applied a proposition in a given case, and the ultimate outcome of that case. Annotated Patent Digest is updated every two weeks and only through Westlaw in ANPATDIG database.


  • Assistance for creating legal arguments and briefs for patent litigation
  • Similar and inconsistent holdings to give you full discussion of the point of law
  • Summary of relevant facts relating to how proposition was applied, and the ultimate outcome of each case
  • Brief summary of pertinent legal propositions with relevant quotes from each authority applying the proposition
  • Assistance for creating opinion letters and responses to office actions by the USPTO