Patent Ethics: Litigation is a unique guide to the ethical issues arising in the course of the patent litigation process. By providing relevant rules and case law, it allows practitioners to identify ethical problems before they arise and to address them most effectively when they do. Patent Ethics: Litigation is the second of two volumes on patent ethics. This treatise is the first of its kind to combine rules and patent-specific cases with commentary by the author, which distills the author's own experience and expertise in ethics and patent litigation into effective practice strategies.
Patent Ethics: Litigation covers many vital topics, including conflicts of interest specific to patent practice, pre-suit investigation and pleading requirements regarding inequitable conduct as well as infringement, prosecution bars, ethical issues concerning expert witnesses, and the risks that attend litigating a patent that a firm obtained for the plaintiff.
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Professor Hricik has chaired the ethics and professionalism committees of both the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the IP Section of the ABA. He has taught patent law and professional responsibility, and also serves as a loss prevention consultant and as an expert witness in patent infringement suits, disqualification proceedings, and legal malpractice arising from both patent prosecution and litigation. He also has served as an expert on behalf of the PTO's Office of Enrollment and Discipline.
The book is a significant and useful addition to the scant literature on patent litigation ethics. Not only is this book currently the best resource available on the topic, its thoroughness will make it essential to litigators for years to come David L. Schwartz, Chicago-Kent College of Law
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M019536709X
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11019536709X