A User's Guide to Patents, Paperback Book

A User's Guide to Patents Paperback

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A User's Guide to Patents, fourth edition provides guidance on the areas of European and UK patent law and procedure that are most important in day-to-day practice.

It sets out how patents can be obtained, exploited and enforced as well as addressing wider public policy aspects of patents and their economic significance, as well as past and likely future trends that affect legal practitioners. The fourth edition is brought fully up to date to include the introduction of the Unitary Patent Court (UPC) and how it will work in practice. Fully updated to include the latest developments, this fourth edition will be of great use to in-house lawyers, solicitors and barristers, as well as professionals interested in patents, including patent agents, and top level management executives. Contents includes:Part 1 Patents generally:1. Introduction to the patent system2. Applying for and securing the grant of a patent3. Transactions with patents and with patent applications4.

Procedures in disputes concerning patents5. Patent validity - substantive law6. Patent infringement - substantive law Part II Patents in specific areas of technology7.

Patents for chemicals, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals8.

Biotechnology patents9. Patents in electronics, communications, computing and for business methodsPart III AppendicesPrevious edition ISBN: 9781847668905


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 976 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Patents law
  • ISBN: 9781780434896

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