Baxter, World Patent Law and Practice: Volumes 2, 2A, and 2A, Part 2

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•  Explains the complete patent process, from filing to grant, for all industrialized nations
•  Covers all post-acceptance events
•  Discusses patent terms, renewal fees, infringement and licensing for all nations and regional patent systems
•  Details principal patent conventions
•  Covers new legislation as enacted

Amongst many other principal conventions, this product includes the official text to the Regulations Under the Patent Cooperation Treaty and the Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office. In addition to international amendments, the United States texts have also been revised as a result of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on September 16, 2011.

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Table of contents


Lists of Countries and Two Letter Codes

Chapter 1 Kinds of Patents

Chapter 2 Application for Patent

Chapter 3 Examination of Application

Chapter 4 Novelty

Chapter 5 Post Acceptance, Publication, and Post Acceptance Amendment

Chapter 6 Terms of Patents

Chapter 7 Renewal Fees

Chapter 8 Working

Chapter 9 Licensing

Chapter 10 Conventions

Chapter 11 Marking

Chapter 12 National Transitions

Chapter 13 Contributory, Product/Process and Criminal Infringement

Chapter 14 Contested Patent Office Proceedings

Chapter 15 The Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent

Chapter 16 New Legislation

Chapter 17 Electrical Circuit Layout Protection


Appendix 1 Points of Comparison of U.K., U.S., Canadian, European, and Japanese Patent Law and Practice

Appendix 2 Chemical and Pharmaceutical Inventions Allowable Claims

Appendix 2A Computer and Biological Patentability; Patent Technology Export Requirements; Criminal Infringement; Patent Validity Arbitration Tables

Appendix 2B: Flowcharts for 35 U.S.C. § 102(e) Prior Art Dates

Appendix 2C Selected Text from the United States Code

Appendix 2D Selected Text from the Code of Federal Regulations

Appendix 2E COVID-19 Patent Office Updates

Appendix 3: Principal Conventions

Appendix 4: Forms