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米国特許訴訟—その手続と戦術

Horwitz on Patent Litigation: Procedure and Tactics

Ethan Horwitz, Lester Horwitz

3 vols. Looseleaf. 1971 to date.(追録年2回)

Matthew Bender. ISBN: 9780820518138

¥194,544

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米国の特許侵害訴訟制度と手続実務の詳細な解説書。訴訟提起前の事前準備段階を含めて、証拠開示、陪審説示、損害賠償等、訴訟手続の各段階におけるあらゆる状況を想定した効果的な対処方法と戦術を、原告・被告双方の視点から実務的に解説。またチェックリスト、訴状や申立書面、陪審説示例など訴訟手続上必要となる書式も収録。

【主な内容】

◆訴訟提起前の準備:被告/原告/法廷地/タイミング等の選定、確認判決、人的裁判管轄権、法廷地の争い、リスク分析、クラスアクションの要件、等。

◆訴えの提起とその対応:申立書の形式、請求の併合、訴状への回答、カウンタークレーム、等。

◆仮処分・補助的事項、プリトライアル、証拠開示:仮差止め命令、プリトラアル手続、略式判決、質問書や立入検査、デポジション、文書開示要求、様々な不開示特権およびその放棄、等。

◆クレーム解釈:多様な形態のクレームの解釈の原則と手続、陪審説示、マークマン・ヒアリング手続、再審理、等。

◆専門家の選定と採用手続

◆非衡平的行為:重要性「materiality」の定義と基準、等。

◆原告/被告の審理手続:直接侵害、均等論による侵害、誘発侵害、寄与的侵害、無効化、多様な抗弁、懈怠、エストッペル、消尽、先使用、等。

◆損害賠償制度:賠償額の算定基準、逸失利益、合理的なロイヤルティの請求、懲罰的損害賠償の対象範囲、弁護士報酬賠償制度、等

◆差止救済措置

◆PTOにおける特許付与後手続と訴訟との関係:査定系再審査、当事者系レビュー、特許付与後レビュー、等

◆国際貿易委員会(ITC)手続:申立前の留意点、手続と構成、開示手続、プリトライアル、トライアル、関税法337条、等

◆陪審制度:均等論や先行技術、故意の侵害等、全50項目にもおよぶ説示文書例を収録。

◆チェックリスト:特許訴訟において争われる重要な争点について関連のCAFC判例を引用しながら解説。クレーム解釈、侵害の状況分析とその認定、均等論、特許権の有効性における立証責任、出願経過禁反言、意匠特許、自明性等に関するチェックリストを収録。

◆書式:特許侵害の訴状や各種申立等、訴訟手続上必要となる書式を収録。

【Table of Contents】

Chapter 1. PREFILING CONSIDERATIONS

1. Introduction

2. Suit to Enforce the Patent

3. Suit Attacking the Patent – Declaratory Judgment Action

4. Personal Jurisdiction

5. Forum Disputes

6. Pre-Filing Investigation; Rule 11

7. Risk Analysis

8. Recovery Analysis

9. [Reserved]

10. Other Pre-Suit Preparation

11. PTO Litigation Toolkit: Resources

12. Class Actions

Chapter 2. FILING THE SUIT

1. In General

2. The Form of the Complaint

3. Joinder of Other Claims

Chapter 3. RESPONDING TO THE COMPLAINT

1. In General

2. Consequences of Answering

3. Answer

4. Motions under Rule 12

5. Counterclaims

Chapter 4. PRELIMINARY, ANCILLARY, AND COLLATERAL MATTERS

1. Introduction

2. Matters Respecting the Forum

3. Matters Respecting the Parties

4. Matters Respecting the Manner of Trial

5. Preliminary Injunction

6. Appellate Review

Chapter 4A. PRETRIAL ORGANIZATION

1. In General

2. The Patent Owner's Case

3. The Accused Infringer's Case

4. The Pretrial Order

5. Summary Judgment

Chapter 5. PRETRIAL INVESTIGATION

1. In General

2. Depositions

3. Interrogatories to Parties

4. Production and Inspection

5. Requests for Admission

6. Sanctions for Failure to Make Discovery

7. Motions to Limit Number of Claims Asserted

Chapter 6. CLAIM CONSTRUCTION - MARKMAN HEARINGS

1. Claim Construction, Overview

2. Hierarchy of Evidence Considered for Claim Construction: Intrinsic and Extrinsic Evidence

3. Canons of Claim Construction

4. Construction of Means-Plus-Function Claims

5. Procedure for Claim Construction

6. Timing of Markman Hearing

7. Jury Instructions

8. Appellate Review of Claim Construction Ruling

9. Issue Preclusion

10. Local Patent Rules on Claim Construction Proceedings, by District

11. Strategies for Arguing Claim Construction

Chapter 7. EXPERTS

1. In General

2. Choosing the Expert

3. Finding and Hiring the Expert

4. Discovery With Respect to Experts

5. Presentation of Expert Testimony

6. The Court-Appointed Expert

Chapter 8. TRIAL AND JUDGMENT

1. In General

2. Evidentiary Matters

3. Submission

4. Judgment

Chapter 9. PLAINTIFF’S SUBSTANTIVE CASE AT TRIAL

1. Infringement, Generally

2. Direct, Literal Infringement - §271(a)

3. Infringement by the Doctrine of Equivalents

4. Induced Infringement - §271(b)

5. Contributory Infringement - §271(c)

6. Exportation of Components of Patent Invention - §271(f)

7. Importation of Product Made by Patented Process - §271(g)

8. Safe Harbor for Activities Related to Regulatory Approval - §271(e)(1)

9. Design Patent Infringement

10. Willful Infringement

11. Assignor Estoppel

12. Estoppel by Settlement Agreement, Consent Decree

Chapter 10. DEFENDANT’S SUBSTANTIVE CASE AT TRIAL

1. Affirmative Defenses and Counterclaims

2. Invalidity - Statutory Presumption of Patent Validity

3. Invalidity - Lack of Statutory Subject Matter (§101)

4-8. [Reserved]

9. Enablement

10. Written Description

11. Indefiniteness

12. [Reserved]

13. Inequitable Conduct

14. [Reserved]

15. Prosecution Laches

16. Laches

17. Equitable Estoppel

18. Waiver

19. Implied License

20. Patent Exhaustion

21. Patent Misuse

22. Antitrust Counterclaims

23. Limitations on Damages: Marking and Notice

24. Permissible Repair

25. Prior User Rights Defense

Chapter 11. DAMAGES

1. Introduction

2. Lost Profits

3. Reasonable Royalty

3A. Damages for Infringement of Design Patent

3B. Double Recovery of Damages Calculation

4. Effect of Taxes on Damages Calculation

5. Appellate Court Review of Damage Awards

6. Enhancement of Damages

7. Willful Infringement

8. Attorneys' Fees

9. Prejudgment and Postjudgment Interest

10. Rule 11 and Sanctions in Patent Litigation Proceedings

Chapter 12. INJUNCTIVE RELIEF

1. Statutory Basis

2. Principles of Equity Apply to Injunctions in Patent Cases - Ebay v. MercExchange

3. Injunction Determinations After Ebay

4. Form and Scope of Injunctions

5. Appeal of Grant or Denial of Injunctive Relief

6. Stay of Injunction

7. Contempt Proceedings

Chapter 13. JURY INSTRUCTIONS

1. Introduction

2. Federal Circuit Review of Jury Instructions

3. Form of Jury Instruction

4. Failure to Object to Instructions

5. Matters Omitted From Submission to Jury

6. Consent to Trial of Issue by Jury

7. Waiver of Right to Jury Trial by Acquiescing to Bench Trial

8. Absence of Proof Cannot be Cured by Jury Instructions

9. Impact of Markman on Jury Trial

10. Different Standard of Review of Decision Based on Bench Trial and Jury Trial

11. Federal Circuit Suggestions for Jury Trial and Jury Instructions

12. Adequacy of Jury Instruction

13. Federal Circuit Approved (and Criticized) Type Interrogatories

14. Doctrine of Equivalents: Warner-Jenkinson v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co.

15. Procedural Lapses In Prosecution Not Part of Jury Instructions on Invalidity

Chapter 14. POST GRANT PROCEEDINGS AT THE PTO AND THEIR INTERPLAY WITH LITIGATION

1. Introduction and Overview of PTO Proceeding

2. Ex Parte Reexamination

3. Inter Partes Review

4. Post Grant Review

5. Covered Business Method Patent Review

6. Reissue

7. Supplemental Examination

8. Interplay of Litigation and Post-Grant Proceedings

9. Intervening Rights

10. Judicial Review of Post-Grant Proceedings

Chapter 15. PRACTICE AT THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

1. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) Practice

2. Preliminary Considerations to Be Discussed with and Explained to a Client

3. Pre-Filing Considerations

4. Filing the Complaint

5. Activity by the Commission after the Complaint is Filed

6. Pre-Institution Activities of Complainants and Respondents

7. Role of the Administrative Law Judge

8. Response to the Complaint

9. Motions

10. Discovery

11. Preparation for Trial

12. Pre-Trial Conference

13. The Trial and Post-Trial Submissions

14. Disposition of the Case by the Administrative Law Judge and the Commission

15. Presidential Review of Commission Determination

16. Appeal of a Final Commission Determination

17. Proceedings Following Issuance of Relief

18. Section 337, International Trade Agreements, and The Kinik Decision

19. Pilot Mediation Program

20. Conclusion and General Tips for Practice before the ITC

 

APPENDIX 1 Index of Forms

APPENDIX 2 (reserved)

APPENDIX 3 Sample Jury Instructions

APPENDIX A Checklists Relating to Patent Litigation

APPENDIX B The American Invents Act of 2011 - Summary and Commentary

APPENDIX C Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

APPENDIX D Local Patent Rules, by District