Authors: Steven W. Lundberg, Stephen C. Durant, and Ann McCrackin, Editors-in-Chief
Published by Bloomberg BNA
Table of Contents, Preface
Specifications: 2005/1,040 pp.
Price: $480 + S&H
Your comprehensive source to keep pace with the rapidly evolving practice of electronic and software patent law.
Whether you need a case citation to make your points, an example of how to draft a claim to a data structure, or help in protecting your client’s method of doing business, you’ll find it in Electronic and Software Patents: Law and Practice, Second Edition. This comprehensive resource will ensure you can keep pace with the rapidly evolving practice of electronic and software patent law. Designed by practitioners for practitioners in this litigious area of law, it’s the only strategy guide you’ll need to deal with lightning-fast technological developments, changes in PTO policy, and pivotal court rulings.
The 2010 Cumulative Supplement provides the latest updates regarding patent law affecting electronic and software products, including:
- Analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision in Bilski v. Kappos rejecting the “machine-or-transformation test” as the sole test for patent eligibility of claims reciting a process
- Preview of upcoming Federal Circuit cases that may provide additional guidance on the scope of 35 U.S.C. § 101
- Strategies to consider when drafting a claim to a process arguably involving a method of doing business or an abstract idea
- Analysis of the USPTO’s Interim Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility for Process Claims in view of Bilski v. Kappos
- Guidance for providing identifiable structure in the patent specification corresponding to means-plus-function elements in the claims
- Tips for arguing cases before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
- Strategies for filing design patent applications to protect software
- Recommendations for managing a patent portfolio in view of the changing standards for statutory subject matter
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