Never before has one resource broken down the process for drafting software patent specifications and claims into manageable segments. Software Patents, Third Edition will show you how to draft accurate, complete patent applications -- applications that will be approved by the patent office and that will stand in court if challenged. It discusses what a software patent is and the legal protection it offers; who holds software patents and for what inventions; and the steps you can take to protect software inventions in the worldwide marketplace. The book also explores internet and e-commerce patents and information protection using the software patent. Completely revised and updated in a new looseleaf format, Software Patents, Third Edition is your authoritative source for expert guidance on: Strategic software patent protection Prior art searches Drafting claims Drafting the software patent specification Requirements for software patent drawings Patent office examination guidelines International software patent protection Beta testing software inventions Integrating software patents with industry standards Invalidity defenses in software patent litigationIn such cases, the entity-relationship diagram may be helpful. The entity- relationship diagram (or ERD, as it is sometimes called) concentrates on the data model of a system; that is, it concentrates on what data entities exist and how they relateanbsp;...
|Author||:||Gregory A. Stobbs|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 2012-07-26|