9. An Examination of Claim Format

  1. Francis J. Waller

Published Online: 15 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch9

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) An Examination of Claim Format, in Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118084441.ch9

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:

  • claim format examination, around claims, claim language - in some U.S. issued patents;
  • claim language, and patent specification - teaching how to make and use an invention, scope of an invention, in precise and exact terms;
  • specific claim language, inventors and patent writers - deferring to a patent attorney for assistance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chapter Objective

  • Introduction

  • Interpretation of Claims

  • General Background about Claim Language

  • More Definition about Claims

  • Specific Claim Language

  • Chapter Summary