I. Introduction to Contingent Fee Representation:
II. Evaluating a Matter for Contingent Fee Representation:
Starting the Due Diligence Process:
What Information do Contingent Fee Patent Lawyers Need From a Prospective Client
A Good Case:
What Makes a Good Contingent Fee Patent Case?
Patent Title and Term:
What do Contingent Fee Patent Lawyers Look for When Considering Patent Title and Term?
Tools of the Trade: Checking Term and Maintenance Fees Payment Status.
Tools of the Trade: What is a Patent Family Tree and How Do I Make One?
Duty of Candor:
Novelty and Non-Obviousness:
What do Contingent Fee Lawyers Consider when Evaluating Novelty and Non-Obviousness?
Specification Based Defenses:
What do Contingent Fee Lawyers Look for When Considering Specification Based Defenses?
Tools of the Trade: What is a Patent Specification Support Chart?
Why do Contingent Fee Lawyers Look for Industry-Wide Infringement?