Patent Law - A Primer for Federal District Court Judges

James M. Amend, a senior partner in Kirkland's Intellectual Property Department, authored this publication while he was a Consulting Professor at the Stanford Law School from 1996 to 1997. It explains to federal trial court judges and practitioners the unique aspects of patent infringement litigation that result in judicial frustration and difficulties in administering such cases, and how those problems can be eliminated. It is used by many Federal District Court Judges and Magistrates as a guide to patent infringement case administration.
Inquiries regarding this publication should be directed to James M. Amend.