Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference / Edition 6

Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference / Edition 6

by Stephen Elias, Richard Stim
     
 

Written for programmers, publishers, writers, musicians, inventors and others who need to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this bestseller provides:

  • an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law
  • straightforward explanations of the scope of protection each device offers
  • clear, concise definitions of
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Overview

Written for programmers, publishers, writers, musicians, inventors and others who need to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this bestseller provides:

  • an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law
  • straightforward explanations of the scope of protection each device offers
  • clear, concise definitions of the terminology in use with contextual examples
  • cutting-edge definitions of new terms spawned by the Internet
  • sample non-disclosure agreements and patent, copyright and trademark forms.


About the Author

Stephen R. Elias is an attorney and associate publisher at Nolo.com. He is the author of many Nolo titles, including: How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Trademark: Legal Care For Your Business and Product Name, Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law, and Nolo's Pocket Guide to Family Law. Steve has been interviewed by most major media including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Good Morning America, 20/20,Money Magazine and more. He received his law degree from Hastings College of Law and practiced law in California, New York and Vermont before joining Nolo in 1980. In recent years much of Steve's time at Nolo has been devoted to the fields of self-help legal software and online legal information. He is one of the original authors/designers of Nolo's bestselling WillMaker program, as well as the software version of Nolo's Patent It Yourself.

Rich Stim is a graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law where he studied intellectual property law. He practices law in San Francisco, specializing in intellectual property and licensing and is an adjunct professor at San Francisco State University. He is the author of Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business, License Your Invention and Getting Permission: How to License and Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off (all published by Nolo.com); as well as Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights (West).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873379496
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Edition description:
6th Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART 1: Trade Secret Law

Overview

Definitions

Statutes

 

PART 2: Copyright Law

Overview

Definitions

Sample Forms

Statutes

 

PART 3: Patent Law

Overview

Definitions

Sample Forms

Statutes

 

PART 4: Trademark Law

Overview

Definitions

Sample Forms

Statutes

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