Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition

Blank Rome Intellectual Property Partners Mark Thronson and Jon Grossman, as well as Gabrielle S. Roth, a partner in the trademark practice at Sughrue Mion in Washington, D.C., published the 2020 supplement of Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, September 2020), an annually updated leading treatise on IP counseling since 1999. 

About Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition

Legal opinions in intellectual property matters, whether they involve patents, trademarks, or copyrights, carry enormous weight in business decisions. To make sure your opinions are soundly based, solidly reasoned, and properly expressed, turn to this practical handbook from three of the nation's leaders in the area.

Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition covers all forms of IP legal opinions including:

  • Patentability
  • Infringement
  • Validity
  • Corporate due diligence
  • Litigation
  • And more

For each type of opinion, the authors present:

  • Background information that shows the necessity and utility of such an opinion
  • Essential elements of a competent opinion
  • Relevant statutory and case law authority controlling certain aspects of the opinion
  • Real-life examples whenever possible and suggested solutions in the many areas where the courts have not resolved problems

The new Second Edition of Intellectual Property Legal Opinions includes a new chapter on patentability opinions, as well as new sections addressing patent opinion-of-counsel defense issues and patent reform legislation as it relates to willful patent infringement.

To learn more or purchase a copy, please visit Intellectual Property Legal Opinions, Second Edition | Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory.