Patents for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotechnology: Fundamentals of Global Law, Practice, and Strategy

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GLOSSARY OF PATENT TERMS
AND JARGON
absolute novelty a system whereby any prior publication anywhere destroys the novelty of a patent.
abridgement a summary of the disclosure of a patent specification, formerly written by the UK Patent Office examiner.
abstract a summary of the disclosure of a patent specification, written by the applicant.
acceptance ( UK) the formal decision by the Patent Office that a patent should be granted.
account of profits alternative to damages, based on profits made by infringer.
advisory action ( USA) an official action issued by the US examiner when a final rejection is being maintained.
allowance ( USA) see acceptance.
amendment alteration made to a patent specification during prosecution or after grant.
analogy process a non-inventive chemical process.
Andean Pact an association of South American countries with common economic policies.
Anton Piller Order ( UK) a court order allowing the premises of an alleged infringer to be searched for evidence of infringement. Usually granted ex parte, without prior warning to the party to be searched.
anticipation prior art which destroys the novelty of a claim by fully describing something falling within it.
anti-trust laws or regulations to prevent abuse of monopoly.
appeal brief ( USA) a summary of arguments why the invention should be patentable, submitted to the Board of Appeals.
assignment transfer of ownership of a patent.
attorneys' fees ( USA) award of costs in US litigation (unusual).
belated opposition ( UK) formerly, an application to the Patent Office for revocation of a newly-granted patent.
best mode requirement ( USA) the obligation to describe the best way of carrying out the invention.
biopiracy pejorative term applied by Green organizations to bioprospecting (q.v.) in developing countries.
bioprospecting looking for useful compounds from biological sources such as plants and micro-organisms.
black box application an application claiming a pharmaceutical per se, filed under Article 70.6 TRIPs in a country which does not yet provide such protection.
block exemption ( EU) a regulation of the EU Commission exempting a category of agreements from Article 85(1) EC if certain conditions are met.
blocking patent see defensive patent.
boilerplate standard clauses in contracts.

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