6. Reasons for Invalid Patents

  1. Francis J. Waller

Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch6

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Waller, F. J. (2011) Reasons for Invalid Patents, in Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470497401

Online ISBN: 9781118084441

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Keywords:

  • invalid patents - common errors made by inventors, leading to invalid patents;
  • issued patent, invalid - a particular patent, never to have been issued in the first place;
  • prior art disclosure, an inequitable conduct proven - that the patent owner, misleads a patent examiner

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Objective

  • Introduction

  • Experiments: Actual or by Insight

  • Prior Art Disclosure

  • Issued Patent Is Invalid

  • Inequitable Conduct

  • Other Considerations When Writing Your First Patent Application

  • Another Point of View

  • Chapter Summary

  • Additional Reading

  • Question