Sterne Kessler is pleased to announce an update to Patent Office Litigation, its book on contested proceedings at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, published by Thomson Reuters Westlaw. A key publication for patent owners, litigators, and IP professionals operating in today’s global economy, Patent Office Litigation explores the interplay between contested proceedings and the district courts, USITC and the Federal Circuit, analyzes hypothetical scenarios and examines comparable proceedings in select countries for a global perspective. Specific updates in the electronic publication include a new chapter focused on design patent contested proceedings, as well as updates to topics including supplemental examination (Chapter 5), patent prosecution overlap (Chapter 15), Office-District Court interface (Chapter 16), and Office-Federal Circuit interface (Chapter 18).

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