Legal Aspects of Managing Technology / Edition 4

Legal Aspects of Managing Technology / Edition 4

by Lee B. Burgunder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324399731

ISBN-13: 9780324399738

Pub. Date: 07/10/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Legal Aspects of Managing Technology addresses the ways in which law protects a wide range of intellectual assets that must be understood by any manager involved with technological innovations. Legal, social and regulatory issues are intertwined with intellectual property discussions. Concepts are defined and supplemented with excerpted court cases. Additionally, a…  See more details below

Overview

Legal Aspects of Managing Technology addresses the ways in which law protects a wide range of intellectual assets that must be understood by any manager involved with technological innovations. Legal, social and regulatory issues are intertwined with intellectual property discussions. Concepts are defined and supplemented with excerpted court cases. Additionally, a hypothetical thread case shows the reader how to rationalize legal choices for new intellectual property. This book focuses on integral technology topics, analyzes the most current and interesting issues, engages readers in controversial and important social issues, and demonstrates the public policy process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324399738
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/10/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Overview of Intellectual Property Protections: A Policy Perspective
2.The U.S. Patent System: Fundamental Conditions for Protection
3.Patent Policy: Obtaining and Defending Patent Rights
4.Protection of Secret Information: Trade Secrets and Unsolicited Ideas
5.Copyright Protection: The Basics
6.Copyright Policy: Specific Technology Applications
7.Trademark Policy: Protecting Identification Symbols and Product Designs in International Markets
8.Tort Liability and Intrusions on Privacy
9.Important Contract and Antitrust Issues for Technology Companies.

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