Legal Aspects of Managing Technology / Edition 5

Legal Aspects of Managing Technology / Edition 5

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by Lee B. Burgunder
     
 

For future managers, the fast-paced world of technology offers both unlimited opportunities and difficult challenges. Understanding what the laws are, why they're important, and how they apply to cyberspace will help you to make better decisions. LEGAL ASPECTS OF MANAGING TECHNOLOGY, 5e guides you through the complex legal issues involved with today's

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Overview

For future managers, the fast-paced world of technology offers both unlimited opportunities and difficult challenges. Understanding what the laws are, why they're important, and how they apply to cyberspace will help you to make better decisions. LEGAL ASPECTS OF MANAGING TECHNOLOGY, 5e guides you through the complex legal issues involved with today's rapidly-changing technology environment. This book offers a comprehensive presentation of intellectual property rights and solid coverage of other key topics including ecommerce, privacy, antitrust, and biotechnology. This edition's lively, intriguing writing style is packed with actual examples showing how real companies throughout the country analyze and apply legal concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439079812
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/20/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
660,712
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of the Technology Policy Environment in the United States. 2. The International Technology Policy Environment. 3. Fundamental Requirements for Patent Protection in the United States. 4. Obtaining and Defending Patent Rights in the United States and Globally. 5. Patent Protection for Computer Programs and Internet Business Methods. 6. Protection of Secret Information. 7. Fundamental Aspects of Copyright Protection. 8. Copyright Protection for Computer Programs and Digital Media. 9. Copyright and the Internet. 10. Protecting Trademarks and Product Designs in International Markets. 11. Domain Names and Other Trademark Issues on the Internet. 12. Tort Liability for Physical and Economic Harms. 13. Intrusions on Privacy and Other Personal Rights. 14. Important Contract Issues for Technology Companies. 15. Antitrust and Anticompetitive Conduct. 16. Biotechnology: Patent Issues and Other Policy Matters.

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