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Patent Law Research Guide

This guide covers the basic legal resources for United States Patent Law, including primary and secondary resources.

Patent Law Books (Monographs)

David A. Allgeyer, Arbitrating Patent Disputes: A Practical Guide (2017).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF3155 .A95 2017.

Weston Anson, IP Valuation and Management (2010). Print: Law Library Reserve (FUSION) KF2979 .A853 2010.

Christopher M. Arena & Eduardo M. Carreras, The Business of Intellectual Property (2008). Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .A92 2008.

James Bessen & Michael J. Meurer, Patent Failure: How Judges, Bureaucrats, and Lawyers Put Innovators at Risk (2008). Print: Law Library  Stacks KF3114 .B47 2008.

Biotechnology and Software Patent Law: A Comparative Review of New Developments (Emanuela Arezzo & Gustavo Ghidini eds., 2011)  Ebook: Elgaronline.  CWRU Law Users Only.

Roger D. Blair & Thomas F. Cotter, Intellectual Property: Economic and Legal Dimensions of Rights and Remedies (2005).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .B55 2005.

Jim E. Bullock, The IP Licensing Lawyer's Job: A Survival Guide (2008). Print: Law Reserve (FUSION) KF2980.B78 2008.

Dan L. Burk & Mark A. Lemley, The Patent Crisis and How the Courts Can Solve It, (2009). Print: Law Library Stacks KF3114 .B97 2009.

The Changing Face of US Patent Law and Its Impact on Business Strategy (Daniel R. Cahoy & Lynda J. Oswald eds., 2013).  Print:  Law Library Stacks KF3114 .C46 2013.

Eric M. Dobrusin & Ronald A. Krasnow, Intellectual Property Culture: Strategies to Foster Successful Patent and Trade Secret Practices in Everyday Business (2d ed., 2012). Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .D63 2012.

Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models: Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source Models and Liability Regimes (Geertrui Van Overwalle ed., 2009).  Print: Law Reserve (FUSION) QH 438.7 .G41155 2009.

Larry M. Goldstein & Brian N. Kearsey, Technology Patent Licensing: An International Reference on 21st Century Patent Licensing, Patent Pools and Patent Platforms (2004). Print: Law Reserve (FUSION) HD 2745 .G874 2004.

Paul Goldstein, Intellectual Property: Tough New Realities that Could Make or Break Your Business (2007).  Print:  Law Library Stacks KF2979 .G64 2007.  Print: KSL Stacks 3rd Floor KF2979 .G64 2007.

Intellectual Property, Competition and Growth (Robertoi Cellini & Guido Cozzi eds., 2007).  Print: Law Reserve (FUSION) HD53 .I578 2007.

Intellectual Property in Common Law and Civil Law (Toshiko Takenaka ed., 2013). Ebook: ElgarOnline.  CWRU Law Users Only.

Sheldon W. Halpern, Craig Allen Nard & Kenneth L. Port, Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law: Copyright, Patent, and Trademark (2d ed., 2007).  Print: Law Library Faculty Library KF2979 .H357 2007

Henry Heines, First to File: Patents for Today's Scientist and Engineer (2014). Print: Law Library KF3114 .H447 2014.

Adam B. Jaffe & Josh Lerner,  Innovation and Its Discontents: How Our Broken Patent System Is Endangering Innovation and Progress, and What to Do about It (2005). Ebook: ProQuest  Ebook Central. CWRU Users Only.

B. Zorina Khan, The Democratization of Invention: Patents and Copyrights in American Economic Development, 1790-1920 (2005).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .K48 2005.  Print: KSL Stacks 3rd Floor KF2979 .K48 2005.

William M. Landes & Richard A. Posner, The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law (2003). Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .L36 2003.

William M. Landes & Richard A. Posner, The Political Economy of Intellectual Property Law (2004). Print: Law Library KF2979 .L364 2004. 

David L. Lange & H. Jefferson Powell, No Law: Intellectual Property in the Image of an Absolute First Amendment (2009).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF2979 .L37 2009.

Jeffrey H. Matsuura, Jefferson vs. the Patent Trolls: A Populist Vision of Intellectual Property Rights (2008). Print: KF2979 .M34 2008. 

Craig Allen Nard & R. Polk Wagner, Patent Law (2008). Print: Law Library Stacks KF3095.N38 2008.

David L. Newman, Patent Neutral: Expanding Use of ADR for Settlement of Patent Disputes at the PTAB (2018).  Print: Law Library Stacks KF3155 .N49 2018.

U.S. Patent System Reform, Abuse and Disputes (Frances Parker & Marlena Lopez ed., 2011). Print: KF3100.6 .U15 2011.

David Pressman, Patent It Yourself: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office (16th ed., 2012). Print:  Law Library Reserve KF3114.85 .P74 2012.  

David B. Resnick, Owning the Genome: A Moral Analysis of DNA Patenting (2004). Print: Law Library Stacks KF3133 .B56 R47 2004.  eBook: EBSCOhost. CWRU only.

Morgan D. Rosenberg & Richard J. Apley, Business Method and Software Patents: A Practical Guide (2012). Print: Law Library Stacks KF3133.B87R67 2012.