Principles of patent law

Schechter, Roger E., 1953- author

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  • Creator Roger E. Schechter, Professor of Law, George Washington University ; John R. Thomas, Professor of Law, Georgetown University
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication
    • Third Editon
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2019]
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xviii, 588 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780314276681, 0314276688
  • OCLC on1097603866


  • "[This book provides] analysis of the intricacies of the America Invents Act, in-depth discussion of nearly twenty recent Supreme Court decisions on patent law, and thorough treatment of all the leading federal circuit precedents. The volume also contains detailed materials on international issues, trade secret law, and specialized topics including plant patents, design patents and the Hatch-Waxman Act."--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction to the law of patents -- Patent eligibility -- Utility -- Novelty -- Nonobviousness -- The patent instrument -- Patent prosecution -- Infringement -- Claim interpretation and equivalents -- Remedies for patent infringement -- Patent litigation -- Patent assignments and licenses -- Specialized patent legislation -- Patent law in international perspective -- State law issues : trade secrets and federal preemption
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