The Supreme Court on Patent Law

The Supreme Court on Patent Law is a digest of U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the field of patent law. The author catalogs the Supreme Court’s involvement in shaping patent law, from its first cases to the most recent cases, shedding important light on the evolving course of this rapidly-changing practice area. Specifically, this book examines the Courtand’s treatment of patentable subject matter, including a case-by-case analysis in reverse chronological order and by specific topic that describes each case in a short, multi-paragraph format accompanied by key facts, key holdings and select quotations. Additionally, the author considers the Courtand’s treatment of relevant subjects in patent law: claim construction, statutory requirements, prior art defenses, equitable defenses, damages, willful infringement, declaratory judgment jurisdiction and injunctions.