ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition.
The treatise provides element-by-element analysis of the substantive areas of patent law by drawing on author Irah Donners' years of research and practical experience. The new Sixth Edition covers cases interpreting the following claim terminology: Power Conversion Circuit, Smooth, Retention Member, Divider Member, Channel, Frame Member, Display Device, Display Module, Portable, Computer, and Computer System.
The new Sixth Edition also addresses various significant changes in U.S. patent law resulting from recent decisions and statutory and/or procedural amendments, including such important cases as the Supreme Court KSR decision and post-KSR cases, including Patent Office training examples that describe various rationales to be used in an obviousness rejections, as well as the following:
- Tafas v. Dudas
- Howard Florey Institute v. Dudas
- Wyeth v. Dudas
- Cordis Corporation v. Medtronic Ave, Inc.
- Computing Docking Stating, Corp. v. Dell, Inc.
- DDB Technologies, L.L.C. v. MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
- SRI International, Inc. v. Internet Security Systems, Inc.
- American Seating Company v. USSC Group, Inc.
- Net MoneyIN, Inc. v. VeriSign, Inc.
- Cooper Technologies Co. v. Dudas
- Int'l Rectifier Corp. v. IXYS Corp.
The accompanying 2009 Case Digest (on CD in Microsoft(R) Word 2003* format) gives you access to precedential language, organized by specific issue, in favor of patentability. The Case Digest contains excerpts from leading cases through December 31, 2008, such as En banc Federal Circuit In re Bilski, Ex parte Wasynczuk, Ex parte Bo Li, Ex parte Halligan, Microprocessor Enhancement Corporation v. Texas Instruments Incorporate, Exparte Miyazaki, Aspex Eyewear, Inc. v. Altair Eyewear, Inc., and In re Swanson.
BNA is a leading private publisher of news and information products for professionals in law and business. In addition to Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition, BNA's Book Division publishes Biotechnology and the Federal Circuit; Drafting Patent License Agreements; Electronic and Software Patents; Anatomy of a Patent Case; Harmon on Patents: Black-Letter Law and Commentary; Intellectual Property Taxation: Transaction and Litigation Issues; International Patent Litigation: A Country-by-Country Analysis; Patent Law and Practice; Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure; Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Laws; Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations; Patents and the Federal Circuit; Pharmaceutical Patent Law; Trademark Dilution: Federal, State, and International Law; Trademark Infringement Remedies;; and other titles in legal specialties. For a free BNA Books catalog, call 1-800-960-1220 or send an e-mail request to email@example.com. The BNA Books website, including an online catalog, can be found at bnabooks.com.
Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Sixth Edition may be purchased (4,228 pp. hardcover in two volumes, in print with Case Digest on CD/Order #1821-PRY9/$485.00, plus tax, shipping and handling) from BNA Books, PO Box 7814, Edison, NJ 08818-7814. Telephone orders: 1-800-960-1220. Fax orders: 1-732-346-1624. A 10% discount is available on print copies of books when ordering from the website at bnabooks.com. Please note that discounts cannot be combined.
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