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This benchmark resource takes the guesswork and risk out of preparing patent applications by taking you step by step through the entire process. Equally useful to both veteran and novice patent attorneys, How to Write a Patent Application explains,MoreThis benchmark resource takes the guesswork and risk out of preparing patent applications by taking you step by step through the entire process. Equally useful to both veteran and novice patent attorneys, How to Write a Patent Application explains, analyzes, and illustrates all the essential principles and techniques of rafting solid patent applications. Designed to give you complete guidance for every step in the process, How to Write a Patent Application shows you how to:Obtain the information you need from inventors.Prepare information disclosure statements.Explain inventions so judges and juries will be impressed by their value.Write patent applications that survive litigation and licensing negotiations.Satisfy the best mode requirement.Prepare U.S. applications for foreign filings.With How to Write a Patent Application, youll save hours of time while you consistently produce perfect results, thanks to a bounty of invaluable aids:How-to guidance cuts training time for new practitioners.Sample forms provide helpful, time-saving models.Checklists ensure you cover all the drafting elements.Statutory and regulatory materials put key documents at your fingertips.Numerous case citations give you ample support for your positions.Easy to follow and highly readable, How to Write a Patent Application offers all the assistance you need to handle a wide range of patents, including design patent applications - plant patent applications - electrical patent applications - provisional patent applications - software patent applications - patent applications for chemical inventions - biotechnology patent applications.Founded in 1933, Practising Law Institute (Practicing Law Institute, PLI) is the nation’s foremost provider of continuing legal education. PLI is a leading publisher of authoritative legal references and other information resources and offers more than 300 live and electronic programs nationally.