August 4, 2005 – (Mountain View, CA) Rajiv Patel, a partner in the Patent Group of Fenwick & West LLP, has been selected by the editorial board of Inside the Minds as a contributing author for the recently released book, Developing a Patent Strategy: Infringement, Litigation, and Protection for Businesses (ISBN: 1-59622-061-9). Developing a Patent Strategy is an authoritative, insider's perspective on the issues surrounding patent regulation, the characteristics and capabilities of the successful practitioner, and the future of this practice area on a global scale. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the current shape and future state of patent regulation, from the founding doctrines to the pivotal cases of today. From the steps involved in assisting a company to develop a strategic plan to protect their own assets, to crucial tactics to sufficiently maintain patent protection, Mr. Patel and the other contributing authors articulate the finer points around current patent strategy, and what might hold true into the future. The breadth of perspectives presented enables readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today as experts offer their thoughts around the keys to success within this challenging practice area.

About Rajiv Patel, Fenwick & West LLP

Mr. Patel is a partner in the Patent Group of Fenwick & West LLP, a law firm dedicated to serving the needs of technology and life sciences companies. Mr. Patel regularly advises companies on U.S. and international patent matters. Mr. Patel's practice includes patent portfolio development and management (including preparation and prosecution), patent enforcement (litigation and reexamination), and patent and high technology transactions.

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