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CIPA Guide to the Patents Acts 6th edition: 2nd supplement isbn 9780414047938

CIPA Guide to the Patents Acts 6th edition: 1st supplement

Edited by: Paul G. Cole, Stephen F. Jones, The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

ISBN13: 9780421957602
New Edition ISBN: 9780414047938
Published: November 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The first supplement to the 6th edition of C.I.P.A. Guide to the Patents Acts brings the main work up to date with all the latest developments. Coverage in the new supplement will include:

  • Reviews legislative changes enacted and legal opinions handed down since the Sixth edition States the law comprehensively up to the end of May 2010, with coverage of major developments up to the end of September 2010
  • Reviews software and business method patent eligibility following eagerly-awaited decisions in G3/08 PRESIDENTS REFERENCE/Programs for computers and Bilski v Kappos (28 June 2010)
  • Examines landmark cases involving inventive step including Court of Appeal decisions in Dr Reddy's Laboratories v Eli Lilly and Schlumberger Holdings v Electromagnetic Geosciences and also significant post-KSR developments in the US
  • Updates the approach to claim interpretation following recent Court of Appeal decisions including Virgin v Premium Aircraft, Boegli-Gravures v Darsailand Pyzhov and Dyson v Samsung
  • Reviews amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules which introduce a new regime for the Patents County Court with a radically simplified procedure and new costs scales