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"This is a must read for ALL practitioners. I have been in this business for 30 years and these are the biggest, most important and potentially most complex changes I have ever seen in the patent world.”

Kevin Rivette
Author, Rembrandts In The Attic

Patent Office Litigation

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Patent Office Litigation

  2. CRU & OPLA

  3. Ex Parte Reexamination

  4. Inter Partes Reexamination

  5. Supplemental Examination

  6. The Patent Trial and Appeal Board

  7. Post-Grant Review

  8. Inter Partes Review

  9. Transitional PGR Proceeding for Covered Business Method Patents

  10. Derivation Proceedings

  11. The Trial

  12. Multiple Proceedings

  13. Estoppels

  14. Third Party Submissions

  15. Prosecution Overlap

  16. Office-District Court Interface

  17. Section 337 and the America Invents Act: The Effect of the AIA on Parallel Patent Enforcement Proceedings Before the United States International Trade Commission

  18. Office-Federal Circuit Interface

  19. Challenges Under the Administrative Procedure Act ("APA")

  20. Civil Actions Pursuant to 35 U.S.C. §§ 145 and 146 

  21. Strategy and Tactics

  22. International Post-Grant and Related Proceedings

  23. A Brief Legislative History of the AIA

  24. Design Patents


Ushered in by the America Invents Act, new contested proceedings represent the most significant development in patent practice in decades.

Patent Office Litigation is a two-volume handbook focused on the new contested proceedings under the America Invents Act. This book examines how the proceedings interact with other aspects of patent procurement and enforcement, while delivering practical analysis and advice.

Four Reasons Why Sterne Kessler is the Right Firm for Patent Office Litigation:

Four Reasons Why Sterne Kessler is the Right Firm for Patent Office  Litigation:

Product Details

  • Paperback: 1,200 Pages
  • Publisher: Thomson Reuters Westlaw
  • Release Date: October 26, 2012
  • Language: English
  • ISBN:
  • Vol. 1: 9780314614308
  • Vol. 2: 9780314614315
  • Price: $350.00

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