Essentials of Patent Claim Drafting
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Table of contents
CHAPTER 1 Basic Elements of a Claim
CHAPTER 2 Types of Claims
CHAPTER 3 Claim Construction
CHAPTER 4 35 U.S.C. § 101: Utility and Patentable Subject Matter
CHAPTER 5 35 U.S.C. § 112: Enablement, Form, and Language
CHAPTER 6 35 U.S.C. § 102 and § 103: Considering Prior Art
CHAPTER 7 Algorithms, Business Methods, Computers, and Software
CHAPTER 8 Practical Claim Drafting--Examples of the Process
CHAPTER 9 Examples
CHAPTER 10 Strategy and Enforcement
APPENDIX A Claim Drafting Checklist
APPENDIX B Glossary
APPENDIX C The Remainder of the Patent Application -- General Notes on Patent Application Drafting
APPENDIX D Support in the Specification for Software and Computerized Methods
APPENDIX E Bibliography
APPENDIX F Sample Claim Terminology