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Invention Analysis and Claiming A Patent Lawyer's Guide

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ISBN-10: 1590318188

ISBN-13: 9781590318188

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ronald D. Slusky

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This book is a comprehensive approach to analyzing inventions and capturing them in a sophisticated set of patent claims. It provides the reader with practical pointers and guidance and uses everyday inventions as references, such as the ball point pen and paperclip.
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: American Bar Association
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 283
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

About the Author
Identifying the Invention
Inventions Are Concepts
Begin from the Problem (Not the Embodiment)
The Problem-Solution Statement
The Problem-Solution Statement-Reaching for Breadth
The Problem-Solution Statement-Reining in Overbreadth
Fallback Features and the Planned Retreat
Drafting Individual Claims
Problem-Solution-Based Independent Claims
Inventive-Departure-Based Independent Claims
Intermediate- and Narrow-Scope Claims
Definition Claims
Assembling the Dependent Claims
The Claim Suite and the Anticipated Enforcement Scenario
Invention Settings and Direct Infringers
Statutory Claim Types
Claim Diversity
Claim Review with Enforcement in Mind
Preparing and Prosecuting the Patent Application
Writing the Background and Summary
Writing the Detailed Description
Claim Rejections-Amend or Argue?
Claim Amendments
Working with the Inventor
Inventive Concepts and Their Problem-Solution Statements
An Exercise for the Reader-and the Author
Sample Patent
Selected Statutes and Regulations