Title 35 US Code - Patents
Title 37 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) - Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights
U.S. Patent Law Patent Law Materials of the Legal Information Institute of Cornell Law School - includes Title 35 of the US Code and US Supreme Court Opinions
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Menell, Peter S., Pasahow, Lynn, Pooley, James H. A. and Powers, Matthew D., Patent Case Management Judicial Guide (June 1, 2009). UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1328659 Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1328659 650 pp. [General Principles; Early Case Management; Preliminary Injunction; Discovery; Claim Construction; Summary Judgment; Pretrial Case Management; Trial; Post-Trial; ANDA Cases; Patent Law Primer]
Patent Litigation Statistics
US Patent Litigation Statistics (Houston Law Center)
US patent litigation statistics is provided quartely from 2000 by The University of Houston Law Center's Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law. Court ruling are classified of on about 40 issues, 16 of them related to patent validity. From 2006 statistics is supported by names of cited cases.
Note: According to above statistics (from 2000 to 2Q 2009), outcome of litigation on novelty and obviousness grounds is the following:
Number of Patents Challenged
§ 103 - obviousness
§ 102(b) - time-bar publication or patent
§ 102(a) - earlier public knowledge or publication
§ 102(b) - on sale
§ 102(b) - public use
§ 102(g) - prior invention by another (novelty)
§ 102(e) - earlier-filed US patent of another