Scott Hogan and James Stevens Jr. collaborated to write a chapter for publication in the IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook 2021. Their chapter, entitled “Functional claiming in the aftermath of Williamson,” examines the latest developments in means-plus-function claim interpretation at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Scott Hogan contributed a chapter to The International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2019, 9th edition. The chapter is entitled Can We Just Be Reasonable? and explores the Broadest Reasonable Interpretation standard used by U.S. Patent Office personnel during patent examination. Scott offers the reader a guided tour of the BRI standard, explaining what it […]
Method Claiming in the United States: The Who, What, and Where of Enforcement by Scott A. Hogan and Shannon K. Smith, first appeared as Chapter 2 in the eighth edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2018, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London, September 2017
The great divide – sorting out method claims and multiple actors by E. Colin Cicotte and Scott A. Hogan, first appeared in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2017, a supplement to IAM, published by Globe Business Media Group – IP Division, October 2016. To view the guide in full, please go […]
Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment
Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment by Corey M. Beaubien and Scott A. Hogan, BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, 90 PTCJ 1869, 05/01/2015