A book review: Rules of Patent Drafting by Joseph Root
Israeli author of work of alleged fiction describes his adulterous relationship with a student in intimate detail and with sufficient indications that her identity would be obvious to acquaintances. The ex-student obtains injunction to prevent sale of books and is awarded significant damages.
I was very excited when Stuart Soffer, a Non-Resident Fellow, Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society informed me of his forthcoming book, “Thesaurus of Claim Construction” which is co-authored with Robert C. Kahrl, a long term partner at… Read More ›
Innovation, Intellectual Property, and Economic Growth by Christine Greenhalgh and Mark Rogers (Jan 24, 2010) I reviewed this book for the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice. doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpq211 The knife-edge on which the intellectual property law tries… Read More ›
The Hebrew title of the book is titled creator’s rights (or privileges) in Jewish Law, using the term Zechuyot haYotzer. The English version renders the term as copyright. Although the book focuses on copyright issues, it does also relate, albeit briefly,… Read More ›
Book Review: Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology, fundamentals of Global Law, Practice and Strategy
A book review of Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology, fundamentals of Global Law, Practice and Strategy
This book was written by a patent attorney in private practice who had previously worked for over 30 years as a patent attorney in-house at Bell Laboratories (AT&T and then Lucent). The book tackles the problem of abstracting the inventive… Read More ›
Intellectual Property Culture by Eric M. Dobrusin and Ronald A. Krasnow, is a kind of handbook for actual and aspiring in-house IP managers. Although it does not assume knowledge of IP, and defines trade secrets, patents, and other basic concepts, the book… Read More ›
Book Review on “the Implementation Game” by Caroline Deere, a single volume reference work about implementation of TRIPS reform by developing countries.
There have been a number of big patent litigation suits against Microsoft, where record damages were awarded by the courts, which were subsequently drastically cut on appeal. Over 2 billion dollars in jury awarded damages for patent infringement against Microsoft in… Read More ›