Unformatted text preview: What has been the loss in the market capitalization (drop in stock price X no. shares outstanding) since the announcement? 2. (50 pts, 10 pts ea.). You are to analyze U.S. patent 7,145,412, Electronic and Optical Designs and Methods of Forming these devices, authored by Prof. Kenney, et al . Answer the following questions (short answer – 1-2 sentences as required): a. What is the priority date of this patent? b. Who owns the rights to royalties from this patent? c. In one sentence, describe in layman’s terms what the invention does. d. Which are claims are apparatus claims and which are methods claims? e. How many claims are dependent on claim 1?...
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- Spring '09
- Inventive step and non-obviousness, Novelty, b. c. d.