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The Law of Patents 4E

Front Cover - The Law of Patents 4E

Fourth Edition


Craig A. Nard
Case Western Reserve University 

2016. 1088 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-7572-7. With Teacher's Manual. 

About the Book

The Law of Patents, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive casebook on the law of patents that features helpful introductory text, technologically-accessible cases, detailed comments, comparative and policy perspectives, and statutes.

Key Features of the New Edition:
 Up-to-date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark
 Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases
 More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision making and PTAB inter partes review
 Enhanced Policy and Comparative Perspectives 
 New and updated PowerPoint slides and  companion website

Preface / Sample Chapters