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defense of prior invention patent infringement litigation by Robbins, Frank E.

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Published by Practising Law Institute in New York .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Patent suits -- United States.,
  • Patent infringement -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrank E. Robbins.
LC ClassificationsKF3155 .R6
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4567614M
LC Control Number77084298

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