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Intellectual Property Law For Engineers And Scientists

Author : Howard B. Rockman
ISBN : 0471697397
Genre : Law
File Size : 25. 75 MB
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An excellent text for clients to read before meeting with attorneysso they'll understand the fundamentals of patent, copyright, tradesecret, trademark, mask work, and unfair competition laws. This is not a "do-it-yourself" manual but rather a readyreference tool for inventors or creators that will generate maximumefficiencies in obtaining, preserving and enforcing theirintellectual property rights. It explains why they need to securethe services of IPR attorneys. Coverage includes employment contracts, including the ability ofengineers to take confidential and secret knowledge to a new job,shop rights and information to help an entrepreneur establish anon-conflicting enterprise when leaving their prior employment. Sample forms of contracts, contract clauses, and points toconsider before signing employment agreements are included. Coverage of copyright, software protection, and the DigitalMillennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as well as the procedural variancesin international intellectual property laws and procedures.

Patent Law For Scientists And Engineers

Author : Basil M. Angelo
ISBN : 1632819171
Genre : Patent laws and legislation
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Patent Laws For Scientists And Engineers

Author : Avery N. Goldstein
ISBN : 9781420028577
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Although many texts attempt to explain intellectual property law to scientists and engineers, they are ineffective because they fail to present the subject within the proper scope; they are either too expansive or too detailed for the needs of researchers and inventors. Instead of giving a mile-high view of all types of intellectual property or, at the other extreme, turning readers into pseudo-patent attorneys, Patent Law for Scientists and Engineers provides researchers and students with an understanding of the aspects of patent law necessary to work with patent professionals and enhance patent coverage. The editor has structured the text so it can be easily integrated into a reader's research routine. Each chapter supports the issues discussed with fact patterns that emphasize the steps necessary to protect patent rights. The book describes actual scenarios encountered by scientists and engineers, highlighting the protection of latent patent rights that may exist within an invention or technical solution.

Patent Fundamentals For Scientists And Engineers Third Edition

Author : Thomas T. Gordon
ISBN : 9781466509443
Genre : Law
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The most significant overhaul of the U.S. patent laws in decades occurred with the recent passage of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA). Understanding the law that dictates what a patent is and how a patent is obtained and enforced, and the recent changes through statute or case law litigation presents unique challenges. This third edition of Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers examines the new Act and provides an overview of the patent system for the independent inventor as well as for members of the scientific and business community—whether a scientist, engineer, supervisor, or manager. In addition to a new chapter dedicated to the America Invents Act, the third edition includes annotations of the recent law changes, updates in all chapters, new figures, and new case studies. The authors discuss patent filing outside of the United States and also dedicate a chapter specifically to the Canadian patent system. They describe the key topics that anyone involved in the patent process needs to know, including what makes an invention patentable, the art of patent searching, and the crucial role of record keeping. The text also includes an indispensable glossary of patent terminology, as well as an appendix with sample U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) forms. This book provides a valuable guide to assist inventors in dealing with the USPTO, as well as with patent professionals. The text describes the patent process from conception to application filing and is a must-have reference for scientists and businesspeople alike. Since the role of patent professionals is to obtain the maximum protection for inventors, both the inventor and businessperson would be well advised to understand and participate in all the steps involved. This book offers an excellent insight into the patent process.

First To File

Author : M. Henry Heines
ISBN : 9781118839652
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Patent Fundamentals For Scientists And Engineers

Author : Thomas T. Gordon
ISBN : 1420032690
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 48. 48 MB
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International in scope, Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers, Second Edition provides a clear explanation of the patent system and patent principles. Designed for non-lawyers, this book includes information on the patenting process, obtaining patent protection, and how to recognize patentable inventions and avoid legal problems of infringement. New in the Second Edition: Techniques for searching the Internet Internet addresses for patent information and references A new chapter providing the forms required to file a patent Expanded coverage of international patents The nontechnical style of this book makes it easy to read and understand. By providing a basic working knowledge of patents, Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers, Second Edition enables non-specialists to make well-informed decisions affecting new and patentable products. It is an ideal book for anyone without prior legal knowledge who needs to understand the patent system, including scientists, engineers, inventors, researchers, business managers, entrepreneurs, and patent liaison workers.

Fundamentals Of Patenting And Licensing For Scientists And Engineers 2nd Edition

Author : Ma Matthew Y
ISBN : 9789814452557
Genre : Business & Economics
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This comprehensive book is the first of its kind to take scientists and engineers beyond simply getting a patent granted. Through the author's extensive technical background and experience in intellectual property licensing, it ties the many technical, legal and business aspects of patent enforcement to the innovation and patenting stage in the patent value chain, with the objective of helping inventors to create valuable patents that can be capitalized.In easy-to-understand language, this book covers various aspects, including basic concepts of patent laws and rules, innovation protection, patenting, patents post-granting and patent licensing. With over 40 tables, 70 figures, nearly 100 cases and examples, and a comprehensive index table, it serves as a practical handbook for inventors and patent practitioners.This second edition incorporates the latest changes in the America Invents Act (AIA), with additional case studies and illustrations throughout the book. For inventors who want to file patents by themselves, this new edition provides guidelines and step-by-step instructions on preparing and filing a US provisional patent application, while avoiding the pitfalls that commonly occur in do-it-yourself patenting.

Successful Patents And Patenting For Engineers And Scientists

Author : Michael A. Lechter
ISBN : UOM:39015034863004
Genre : Law
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Patent Law For The Nonlawyer

Author : Burton A. Amernick
ISBN : 9781468478297
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The primary purpose of the first edition of this book was to provide inventors and those who manage technology with sufficient understanding of the patent system to permit them to make use of it with the greatest possible degree of comfort. From the comments that I have received from readers of the first edition, it seems that this purpose was achieved to an appreciable extent. In fact, the audience for the book went beyond this and has been of use to those entering the patent profession and general attorneys who have technology-based clientele. This second edition discusses important changes in the law since the first, including the enactment of new laws as well as new insights into or inter pretations of already existing statutes. Along with updating material, I have expanded certain discussions including more examples to illustrate some of the more complex issues covered. In writing this book, I have tried not to lose sight of the underlying philosophy of the patent laws as expressed in ARTICLE 1, SECTION 8 of the United States Constitution: The Congress shall have the power to promote the sciences and useful arts, by securing for limited time to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. Encouragement of communication between an inventor and the general public is, therefore, the primary purpose and objective of the patent laws.

Intellectual Property Management

Author : Claas Junghans
ISBN : 9783527802593
Genre : Law
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This concise introduction to European patent law and global patent perspectives combines the legal and economic perspectives to adopt a unique approach that serves both inventors -- engineers and scientists -- as well as financiers and economists. Written by experts with first-hand knowledge this book is completely up-to-date, taking into account recent additions to European patent law, especially in the field of biotechnology and genetics. While concentrating on the EU, the world perspective is nevertheless represented, including US particularities. The result is a set of guidelines allowing readers to develop a holistic patent strategy suitable for their specific needs. For scientists, engineers, managers and financiers in the chemical industry.

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