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The Supreme Court on Patent Law

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ISBN13: 9781454847748
Published: May 2014
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application

The Supreme Court on Patent Law is a digest of U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the field of patent law. The author catalogs the Supreme Court’s involvement in shaping patent law, from its first cases to the most recent cases, shedding important light on the evolving course of this rapidly-changing practice area. Specifically, this book examines the Court’s treatment of patentable subject matter, including a case-by-case analysis in reverse chronological order and by specific topic that describes each case in a short, multi-paragraph format accompanied by key facts, key holdings and select quotations. Additionally, the author considers the Court’s treatment of relevant subjects in patent law: claim construction, statutory requirements, prior art defenses, equitable defenses, damages, willful infringement, declaratory judgment jurisdiction and injunctions.

The principal areas of the work are the Supreme Court’s treatment of:

  • Patent law
  • Patentable subject matter
  • Claim construction
  • Statutory requirements
  • Prior art defenses
  • Equitable defenses
  • Damages
  • Willful infringement
  • Declaratory judgment jurisdiction
  • Injunctions and other remedial matters.
This new title provides powerful quotations and an analytical roadmap that practitioners can use in their briefs, in arguments, and in formulating litigation strategy at each stage of the federal court system.

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Intellectual Property Law, Other Jurisdictions , USA
Chapter 1. Introduction
1.01 Historical Treatment of Patent Law at the Supreme Court
1.02 The Roberts Court
1.03 The Sitting Justices
1.04 Individual Justices Patent Law Scorecard

Chapter 2. Patentable Subject Matter
2.01 Statutory Backdrop
2.02 Cases

Chapter 3. Statutory Requirements
3.01 Generally
3.02 Statutory Backdrop
3.03 Cases

Chapter 4. Claim Construction

Chapter 5. Infringement
5.01 Literal Infringement
5.02 Doctrine of Equivalents
5.03 Indirect Infringement
5.04 Statutory Exemptions
5.05 Infringement Under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)
5.06 Willful Infringement
5.07 Statutory Backdrop
5.08 Case Summaries

Chapter 6. Prior Art Defenses
6.01 Novelty
6.02 Statutory Background
6.03 Obviousness
6.04 Statutory Backdrop
6.05 Cases

Chapter 7. Equitable Defenses
7.01 Statutory Backdrop
7.02 Cases

Chapter 8. Damages
8.01 Statutory Backdrop
8.02 Cases

Chapter 9. Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction
9.01 Statutory Backdrop
9.02 Cases

Chapter 10. Injunctions
10.01 Statutory Backdrop
10.02 Cases