patent law


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Noun1.patent law - that branch of jurisprudence that studies the laws governing patents
jurisprudence, legal philosophy, law - the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do
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That reminds me to remark, in passing, that the very first official thing I did, in my adminis- tration -- and it was on the very first day of it, too -- was to start a patent office; for I knew that a country without a patent office and good patent laws was just a crab, and couldn't travel any way but sideways or backways.
This includes individuals interested in pursuing patent law as a career such as patent paralegals and patent administrators.
demonstrated a willingness to engage with patent law.
WRAGGE & Co's intellectual property team won TMT Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2013 for securing a Supreme Court victory which overturned 100 years of patent law.
This casebook gathers lightly edited international cases on international patent law, offering an explicitly comparative approach.
A section of India's patent law prevents companies from gaining patents on modifications to existing drugs, in order to extend monopolies.
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit which is the highest court specializing in patent law and from an official from the U.
Miller, a medicinal chemist and patent lawyer in the Boston area, and Evans, a scientist in the pharmaceutical business now working in regulatory affairs around Philadelphia, help chemists understand elements of patent law that could be important in their work.
Thus, the issue was "whether a legal malpractice action, ordinarily cognizable in state court, must yield to federal jurisdiction" when the malpractice action required a substantial resolution of patent law issues upon which the legal malpractice claim was based.
Especially in the past several years, by revising the patent law and strengthening enforcement of that law, China has achieved a great deal of success in constructing a patent system that meets the requirement of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement (2).
As we have seen recently generic manufacturers have been testing patent law in many countries: the cost of doing so is small compared with the potential rewards, so many manufacturers, especially those headquartered in India, are probing the strength of IP in many countries.
For example, consider an employee who sees a competitor's patent and knowing nothing about patent law reads only the background section of the patent and sends an email to a co-worker stating: "Wow, have you seen our competitor's patent?