LexisNexis CD - Patent Office Rules and Practice

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This CD is the Cornerstone of Any Thriving Patent Law Practice and includes detailed Rule-by-Rule Analysis of the Patent and Trademark Office Rules of Practice, as well as the text of the rules contained in Title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations, interpretations of their meanings and explanations of their effect on practice with citations to relevant case law. Using this CD, the practitioner will easily locate:

•  The text of the sections of various United States Code and Code of Federal Regulations titles that relate to patent law
•  The full text of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, accompanying regulations and administrative instructions
•  The text of the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)
•  The text of selected relevant notices, directives, clarifications and Helpful Hints issued by the PTO
•  More than 350 practice-proven blank forms that can be filled out, and filed with the PTO
•  The forms include checklists of what must be done to submit an application

Covering every area of PTO practice, this essential CD provides patent registration applicants with guidelines on the practices and procedures relating to the filing and review of patent applications filed in the Patent and Trademark Office. Updated quarterly this electronic product saves extensive research time by centralizing the most recent statutes and regulations affecting patent law practice. Coverage has also been expanded to include the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011.

This product's forms, which are accepted by the PTO, cover nearly every aspect of practice before the PTO and almost every conceivable situation the practitioner might run into, including: transmittal letters for every type of submission to the PTO; forms necessary for filing regular, continuation-in-part, divisional, and international applications; requests for re-issue and re-examination; actions after final rejection and appeals; and responses, amendments, and various petitions to the PTO.