Intellectual Property Legal Opinions
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:PatentabilityInfringementValidityCorporate due diligenceLitigationAnd moreFor each type of opinion, the authors present:
Background information that shows the necessity and utility of such an opinionEssential elements of a competent opinionRelevant 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.