Trouble Waiting to Happen: Malpractice and Ethical Issues in Patent Prosecution

American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, p. 385, Fall 2003

48 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2009

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David C. Hricik

Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law

Date Written: February 4, 2009

Abstract

This article addresses conflicts of interest in patent prosecution, including those arising from taking an interest in a patent application. It also addresses client identity in the employed-inventor context.

Keywords: patent prosecution, legal ethics, conflicts of interest

JEL Classification: K10, K41, K19

Suggested Citation

Hricik, David C., Trouble Waiting to Happen: Malpractice and Ethical Issues in Patent Prosecution (February 4, 2009). American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, p. 385, Fall 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1337780

David C. Hricik (Contact Author)

Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law ( email )

1021 Georgia Ave
Macon, GA 31207-0001
United States

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