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Global Patent Prosecution: Leading Lawyers on Developing a Strategy for Foreign Patents, Making Filing Decisions, and Understanding the Challenges of Overseas Protection Eddie Fournier

Global Patent Prosecution: Leading Lawyers on Developing a Strategy for Foreign Patents, Making Filing Decisions, and Understanding the Challenges of Overseas Protection

Eddie Fournier

Published January 1st 2009
ISBN : 9780314198983
Paperback
158 pages
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Global Patent Prosecution is an authoritative, insiders perspective on developing a global patent strategy in order to effectively manage intellectual property. Featuring partners and shareholders from some of the nations leading law firms, theseMoreGlobal Patent Prosecution is an authoritative, insiders perspective on developing a global patent strategy in order to effectively manage intellectual property. Featuring partners and shareholders from some of the nations leading law firms, these experts guide the reader through the complex cost-benefit analysis required when determining where and how to file in foreign jurisdictions. These top lawyers demonstrate the importance of evaluating the business needs of the company, the potential for enforcement, the costs associated with effective protection, and the potential return on investment for foreign filings. From understanding the differences between U.S. and foreign patent laws to weighing the pros and cons of regional patents and PCT filings, these authors explain important concepts for the client and attorney to consider when developing a global patent strategy. Additionally, these leaders offer tips on how to avoid common mistakes that can harm future enforcement and outline strategies for coordinating international prosecution efforts, including establishing effective relationships with local counsel. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced attorneys offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating this complex and ever-evolving area of law.