Table of contents for Model jury instructions : patent litigation / Denise Loring, editor.

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Table of Contents
Introduction ........................vii
Part I --Preliminary Instructions ..............1
1.Burdens of Proof .....................3
2.Patent Instructions ....................5
2.1 The Parties and the Nature of the Case .........6
2.2 The Patent System,Generally .............7
2.3 The Parts of a Patent .................8
2.4 The Signi .cance of Patent Claims ...........9
2.5 How a Patent Is Obtained ..............10
3.Issues to Be Decided ...................11
3.1 [Plaintiff 's ]Contentions ...............13
3.1.1 Direct Infringement ............14
3.1.2 Indirect Infringement ...........15
3.1.3 Damages .................16
3.1.4 Willful Infringement ...........17
3.2 [Defendant 's ]Contentions ..............18
3.2.1 Invalidity ................19
3.2.2 Anticipation ...............20
3.2.3 Obviousness ...............21
3.2.4 Written Description/Claiming
Requirements ...............22
3.2.5 Inequitable Conduct ............24
Part II --Final Instructions .................25
4.The Parties and Their Contentions ............27
4.1 The Parties and the Nature of the Case .........29
4.2 [Plaintiff 's ]Contentions ...............30
4.3 [Defendant 's ]Contentions ..............31
4.4 Summary of Patent Issues and Burdens of Proof .....32
5.The Patent System ....................33
6.The Claims of the Patent in Suit .............35
6.1 Construction of the Claims ..............37
6.2 Independent and Dependent Claims ..........41
6.3 Product-by-Process Claims ..............42
6.4 Means-plus-Function Claim Limitations ........43
6.5 Transitional Phrases --Introduction ..........45
6.5.1 "Comprising "Claims ...........47
6.5.2 "Consisting Essentially Of "Claims .....48
6.5.3 "Consisting Of "Claims ..........49
6.6 Limitations of the Claims at Issue ...........50
7.Infringement --Introduction ................51
7.1 Patent Infringement Generally --Direct Infringement ...53
7.2 Literal Infringement .................55
7.3 Infringement --Every Claim Limitation Must Be Present,
Either Literally or under the Doctrine of Equivalents ...56
7.4 Limitations on the Doctrine of Equivalents .......60
7.5 Infringement --Means-plus-Function Claim
Limitations .....................67
7.6 Infringement --Means-plus-Function Claim
Limitations .....................71
7.7 Determination of Infringement ............75
7.8The Experimental Use Exception ...........76
7.9 Infringement of Product-by-Process Claims .......78
7.10 Infringement of Dependent Claims ..........82
7.11 Infringement and Improvements to Patented
Invention ......................83
7.12 Indirect Infringement ................85
7.12.1 Inducing Patent Infringement ........87
7.12.2 Contributory Infringement .........90
8.Willful Infringement ...................93
9.Validity in General ....................99
9.1 Section 112 Defenses --Introduction ..........103
9.1.1 Written Description ............106
9.1.2 Enablement ...............108
9.1.3 Best Mode ................110
9.1.4 De .niteness ...............113
9.2 Prior Art --Introduction ...............116
9.3 The Prior Art ....................119
9.3.1 Prior Art --Date of Invention ........121
9.3.2 Prior Public Knowledge or Use --in
General .................125
9.3.3 Prior Art --Prior Knowledge or Use by
Another in the United States ........126
9.3.4 Prior Art --Public Use More Than One Year
before the Application Was Filed ......127
9.3.5 Prior Art --Prior Public Use or
Knowledge ................128
9.3.6 Prior Art --On-Sale or Offered for Sale More
Than One Year before the Application Was
Filed ..................130
9.3.7 Experimental Use .............134
9.3.8Prior Art --Prior Printed Publication .....137
9.3.9 Prior Art --Prior Invention .........139
9.3.10 Prior Art --Prior Patents and Patent
Applications ...............143
9.4 Derivation .....................145
9.5 Anticipation --Introduction ..............147
9.6 Anticipation/Lack of Novelty .............149
9.7 Obviousness --Introduction ..............151
9.8Obviousness ....................154
9.8.1 The Scope and Content of the Prior Art ...156
9.8.2 Differences between the Invention of the
Claims and the Prior Art ..........157
9.8.3 Level of Ordinary Skill ..........158
9.8.4 Objective Indications Concerning
Obviousness ...............159
9.8.5 Determination of Obviousness .......161
10.Inequitable Conduct --Introduction ............163
10.1 Inequitable Conduct --in General ...........166
10.2 Materiality .....................168
10.3 Intent .......................170
10.4 Balancing of Materiality and Intent ..........171
11.Damages --Introduction ..................173
11.1 Damages --in General ................176
11.2 Compensatory Patent Damages in General .......177
11.3 Notice Requirement for Patents with Product Claims ..178
11.4 Two Types of Damages --Lost Pro .ts and Reasonable
Royalty .......................182
11.5 Lost Pro .ts --in General ...............185
11.6 Lost Pro .ts Due to Lost Sales .............187
11.6.1 Manufacturing and Marketing Ability ....189
11.6.2 Absence of Acceptable Non-infringing
Substitutes ................191
11.7 Lost Pro .ts Due to Price Erosion/Cost Escalation ....193
11.8Amount of Lost Pro .ts ................195
11.9 Reasonable Royalty .................196
11.9.1 What Is a Reasonable Royalty?.......197
11.10 Total Damages ...................199

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Instructions to juries -- United States -- Forms.
Patent suits -- United States -- Forms.