E-Patent Strategies for Software, E-Commerce, the Internet, Telecom Services, Financial Services and Business Methods: With Case Studies and Forecasts

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966143782
  • Publisher: Law & Business Institute
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • Edition description: Companion Volume to Patent Strategies fo
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

About the Author ix
Preface to this Volume: Profits from e-Patents, i-Patents, Service Patents, and Business Method Patents xi
What the Reviewers Are Saying About The Companion Volume xv
To Order The Companion Volume xvii
To Order This Book xix
Preface to the Third Edition xxi
Preface to the Second Edition: Patents are Business Tools xxiii
Acknowledgments xxix
A. Case Studies
1. Patent Due Diligence for Financing Technology Companies: Five Case Studies 1
B. Software and the Internet
2. e-Patents for Software, e-Commerce, the Internet, Telecom Services, and Financial Services: the State Street Bank Case and Business Methods 23
3. e-Patents and Business Methods, the Beat Goes On: the AT&T v. Excel Case 39
4. e-Patents for Internet and Banking Services: The Survey 45
5. Rules of Virtual Genius: Software and Internet Update 51
6. Four Stages of Patent Denial In the Software Industry 61
C. Patent Audits
7. Intellectual Property Audits: Start with the Business Plan 67
8. Intellectual Property Audits: Special Steps 73
D. Technology Forecasts
9. Tech Trends: Telecom Services 79
10. Tech Trends: the Internet, Intranets, and Extranets 83
11. Tech Trends: E-Commerce 89
12. Tech Trends: Smart Cards 97
13. Tech Trends: New Devices and Software 99
1. State Street Bank v. Signature Financial 103
2. AT&T v. Excel 125
3. e-Patents: Seven Examples for Corporate Financing 145
4. e-Patent Invention Disclosure Form 177
Table of Authorities 187
Index 189
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