This practical handbook from three of the nation's leaders in the area covers all forms of IP legal opinions including patentability, infringement, validity, corporate due diligence, and litigation; the resource also includes relevant statutory and case law authority controlling certain aspects of the opinion, real-life examples and suggested solutions. By Mark J. Thronson, Gabrielle S. Roth, and Jon M. Grossman.
Legal opinions in intellectual property matters, whether they involve patents, trademarks, or copyrights, carry enormous weight in business decisions. To make sure your opinions are soundly based, solidly reasoned, and properly expressed, turn to this practical handbook from three of the nation's leaders in the area. Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition
covers all forms of IP legal opinions including:
- Patentability Infringement Validity Corporate due diligence Litigation And more
For each type of opinion, the authors present:
- Background information that shows the necessity and utility of such an opinion Essential elements of a competent opinion Relevant statutory and case law authority controlling certain aspects of the opinion Real-life examples whenever possible and suggested solutions in the many areas where the courts have not resolved problems
The new Second Edition
of Intellectual Property Legal Opinions
includes a new chapter on patentability opinions, as well as new sections addressing patent opinion-of-counsel defense issues and patent reform legislation as it relates to willful patent infringement. With insightful comments on legal strategy and model opinion letter clauses you can adapt to fit your needs, Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition
will earn a prominent position among your most frequently consulted references.