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I'm interested in learning about how to formulate claims. Can people suggest books? Preferably with examples related to questions within the chemical sciences and for the european area.

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One of the best books about (U.S.) claims is Invention Analysis and Claiming: A Patent Lawyer's Guide. It does not use chemistry examples. Chemical patent claiming is definitely a specialty within a specialty.

Landis (now Faber) Faber on Mechanics Patent Claim 6th Ed has a chapter on chemical claims. It is over $350 but you might find a copy at a specialized law library.

Someone else may be able to recommend references on European patent law.

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Thank you for your input. –  TMOTTM Nov 11 '13 at 22:42

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