Patent Law And Policy: Cases And Materials (2011)
- Publish Date: 2011-08-08
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Robert Patrick Merges;John Fitzgerald Duffy
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This leading casebook makes Patent Law accessible to a wide audience of students and instructors. Patent Law and Policy provides numerous diagrams and figures, concise explanations of relevant legal principles, and to the extent possible, cases involving relatively simple technologies. This edition includes additional international materials, new statutory provisions, and a host of recent decisions. In a new chapter entitled The Legal Process of the Patent System, the authors provide a systematic treatment of process rulesan area that has recently been the subject of ongoing and proposed reform. In addition to providing the most recent developments, the authors have also tried to put the current evolution of the law in historical context, thus expanding coverage of historically important cases in areas where the law is changing dramatically.