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Table of contents
CHAPTER 1 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Overview
CHAPTER 2 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Potential Litigation
CHAPTER 3 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Willful Infringement
CHAPTER 4 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Competency of an Opinion
CHAPTER 5 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Privilege and Work Product Immunity
CHAPTER 6 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Due Diligence
CHAPTER 7 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Strategic Patenting
CHAPTER 8 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – New Inventions
CHAPTER 9 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Post-Grant UPTO Proceedings
CHAPTER 10 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Bankruptcy Proceedings
CHAPTER 11 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – SEC Issues and Patent Audits
CHAPTER 12 OPINIONS & EVALUATIONS – Other Uses
CHAPTER 13 PATENT LAW – Claim Construction
CHAPTER 14 PATENT LAW – Literal Infringement
CHAPTER 15 PATENT LAW – The Doctrine of Equivalents
CHAPTER 16 PATENT LAW – Indirect & Divided Infringement, “Safe Harbor”
CHAPTER 17 PATENT LAW – Anticipation
CHAPTER 17A PATENT LAW – Anticipation by Printed Publication
CHAPTER 18 PATENT LAW – Anticipation by Other Means
CHAPTER 18A PATENT LAW – Anticipation Under the America Invents Act
CHAPTER 19 PATENT LAW – Obviousness
CHAPTER 20 PATENT LAW – Other Forms of Invalidity
CHAPTER 21 PATENT LAW – Unenforceability
CHAPTER 22 PATENT LAW – Defenses to a Claim of Infringement
Appendix A Sample Outline of Noninfringement and Invalidity Opinion
Appendix B Sample Outline of Noninfringement Opinion
Appendix C Sample Outline of Invalidity Opinion
Appendix D U.S. Patent Act with Parallel AIA and Still-Current 1952 Act Provisions
Appendix E Local Rules Respecting Opinions of Counsel Offered in Defense to a Claim of Willful Infringement