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A Practical Guide to Patent Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421656307
ISBN: 0421656301
Published: December 1998
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This practical guide to patent law is written in a clear and concise style, and covers the practical aspects of litigation in defence of patents, as well as explaining some of the underlying concepts. The book has been substantially revised and updated since the last edition. Information of acquiring, keeping and losing patents, as well as infringement law and proceedings are all discussed in depth. In addition, thorny issues such as the intention of an employee, or patents spanning an international market are dealt with, providing practitioners with an efficient and comprehensive guide to patent law. * Includes excerpts from the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 for easy reference * Discusses a wide range of topics related to patents.

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History and function of the patent system. Inherent patentability. Patentability in fact. Acquisition of patents. Keeping and losing of patents. Infringement of patents (law). Infringement of patents (action). The patents county court. Employee inventions. Licensing and assignment. Contest in the patent office. International patents. Patents in relation to other forms of intellectual property.