Chapter 3. Patent Rights Worldwide, Patent Applications: Prosecution, Oppositions, Priority Rights

  1. Dr. Heinz Martin

Published Online: 20 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch3

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

How to Cite

Martin, H. (2007) Patent Rights Worldwide, Patent Applications: Prosecution, Oppositions, Priority Rights, in Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch3

Author Information

  1. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318094

Online ISBN: 9783527610402

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Keywords:

  • polymers;
  • patents;
  • profits;
  • patent rights worldwide;
  • patent applications;
  • first six German patent applications;
  • foreign patent protection;
  • polypropylene;
  • contention proceedings;
  • history of patent issuance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Package of the First Six German Patent Applications

  • Foreign Patent Protection for the Inventions of Ziegler and Co-Workers

  • The Situation in the United States

  • Polypropylene: Ziegler/Natta, Conflict as to the Priority

  • Contention Proceedings

    • Montecatini

    • Du Pont

    • Compromise and Concessions

    • Du Pont Sought Further Advantages

  • The History of Patent Issuance from a Year-2000 Vantage Point

  • References