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Patents & IP: Patent Pre-Litigation
Free Extracts from the Patents & Intellectual Property Course
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Infringement of a patent consists of the unauthorized making, using, offering for sale, or selling any patented invention within the United States or U.S. Territories, or importing into the United States of any patented invention during the term of the patent.

  • Video ~ Markman Hearing and Claim Construction
Video explains the following patent terms: the Markman hearing and claim construction.

In this portion of the book, Patents, Cloaks and Daggers, written by David Smith, you will learn about “Claims Charts”. Claims Charts are very important documents in the patent trading business. A Claims Chart shows evidence that the claims of a patent are present in a product (or service). The Claims Chart has two columns, the left column containing the element of the claim, and the right column showing evidence of infringement in the product.

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