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16. PATENTS

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16. PATENTS

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The Ninth Circuit’s model patent jury instructions have been withdrawn. The following patent jury instructions are a helpful source:

United States District Court, Northern District of California, Model Patent Jury Instructions (2014). The instructions can be accessed at:

http://www.cand.uscourts.gov/filelibrary/5/patentmodfinal6.20.14.pdf

Other sources of patent jury instructions that may be helpful include: 

American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Modern Jury Instructions: Patent Litigation (A.B.A., Chicago, Ill., 2005).

Federal Circuit Bar Association, Model Patent Jury Instructions (2016). The instructions can be accessed at:

https://fedcirbar.org/IntegralSource/Model-Patent-Jury-Instructions

Kevin F. O’Malley, et al., Federal Jury Practice and Instructions ch. 158 Patent Infringement (6th ed.) (Thomson West 2006).

Leonard B. Sand, Modern Federal Jury Instructions ch. 86 Patents (Matthew Bender, 2014). 

United States District court, District of Delaware, Uniform Jury Instructions for Patent Cases (1993). The instructions can be accessed at the following web site (click on forms):

http://www.ded.uscourts.gov/JuryMain.htm