Intellectual Property Rights for Engineers

Intellectual Property Rights for Engineers

by Vivien Irish
     
 

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This fully revised and updated edition of Intellectual Property Rights for Engineers addresses recent developments in the area. The book explains the general principles behind the law protecting innovation, quoting cases from the engineering domain in order to clarify legal issues. Chapters outline the basic rights through automatic protection (copyright, design right… See more details below

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This fully revised and updated edition of Intellectual Property Rights for Engineers addresses recent developments in the area. The book explains the general principles behind the law protecting innovation, quoting cases from the engineering domain in order to clarify legal issues. Chapters outline the basic rights through automatic protection (copyright, design right) and registration systems (patent, registered design, trade mark), and also discusses the issues surrounding confidential information. The book clarifies precisely who owns the rights and how their use is constrained by EC law, and goes on to explain how to license or even litigate when necessary. Finally, strategic aspects for decision-making and management are discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849190459
Publisher:
The Institution of Engineering and Technology
Publication date:
01/08/2005
Series:
Management of Technology
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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