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BNA Books Announces the Publication of “Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Seventh Edition”

August 25, 2011

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, today announced the publication of the Seventh Edition of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure. This updated treatise provides guidance on preparing and processing a patent application, protecting a client’s patent, and invalidating an infringing patent.

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Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure expertly addresses the most recent substantive changes in the law by the district courts, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as all-new prosecution rules from the PTO, making it a resource that is equally strong in its analysis of patent case law as it is for patent prosecution.

The Seventh Edition covers important recent cases, including:

  • Bilski v. Kappos
  • Association for Molecular Pathology and ACLU v. USPTO and Myriad
  • Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Eli Lilly and Co.
  • Wyeth and Elan Pharma International, Ltd. v. Under Sec. of Commerce for Intellectual Property
  • Hyatt v. Acting Director, Patent and Trademark Office
  • Cancer Research Technology Ltd. v. Barr Laboratories, Inc.
  • Harari v. Hollmer
  • Bradford Co. v. Conteyor North America, Inc.
  • Hif Bio, Inc. v. Yung Shin Pharmaceuticals Industrial Co., Ltd.
  • Vanderbilt Univ. v. Icos Corp.
  • In re Giacomini
  • Resqnet.com, Inc. v. Lansa, Inc.
  • Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc. v. Maersk Contractors USA, Inc.

The author of Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Seventh Edition, Irah H. Donner, is a partner in the Intellectual Property department of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, New York, NY. He concentrates in the counseling, due diligence, patent claim analysis, preparation/prosecution of patents, and enforcement of intellectual property, with particular emphasis on financial, business method, internet, and computer software/hardware applications. He is also the author of Constructing and Deconstructing Patents.

BNA is a leading private publisher of news and information products for professionals in law and business. In addition to Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Seventh Edition, BNA’s Book Division publishes: Anatomy of a Patent Case; Patent Law and Practice, Sixth Edition; Patent Litigation Strategies Handbook, Third Edition; Patents and the Federal Circuit, Tenth Edition; Harmon on Patents: Black-Letter Law and Commentary; and other titles in intellectual property law. For a free BNA Books catalog, call 1.800.960.1220, send an e-mail request to books@bna.com, or visit us online at bna.com/bnabooks.

Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure, Seventh Edition (3 Volumes/ 5,248 pp. Hardcover/Order #2011/$590.00 plus tax, shipping, and handling) may be purchased from BNA Books, PO Box 7814, Edison, NJ 08818-7814. Telephone orders: 1.800.960.1220. Fax orders: 1.732.346.1624. A 10% discount is available on print copies of books when ordering from the website at bna.com/bnabooks. Please note that discounts cannot be combined.


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