Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Searching on the Internet

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Searching for patent, trademark, and copyright information once meant costly and time-consuming trips to a patent and trademark depository library. Now this information can be accessed on the Internet, if the searcher knows where and how to look.

This book tells you everything about how to conduct this sort of search. Sections on patents, trademark, and copyright each include definitions—explaining what a trademark is, what can be patented, who can claim a copyright, and other important basic issues. The law regarding each area is defined and explained. Both resources and techniques for reaching them on the Internet are presented in a step-by-step format. Information on indexes and on new and helpful changes to the online patent system is included. The book has numerous appendices illustrating the types of sites the reader may encounter, and providing tips and explanations for specific kinds of searches. The text is both thorough enough for those already conversant with online searching or the legal aspects of these issues, and clear and up to date enough for the artist or inventor who simply wants to use computer technology to obtain a patent, create a trademark, or secure a copyright.

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Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
a concise, though brief guide to locating IP information online. Recommended
Against the Grain
an exceptional resource...indepth...a must-have
Reference Reviews
a gem...a well-crafted and easy-to-use handbook
Library Journal
Intellectual property (IP) information is fast becoming a topic much in demand among researchers. Litigation consultant Sharpe offers a concise, though brief (nearly half of the text is appendixes) guide to locating IP information online. The work covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights separately and includes a brief introduction to the law (which Sharpe makes accessible to lay readers) and how to search online databases. However, the work suffers from two important omissions. Sharpe overlooks the European and Japanese patent databases available. Also, the work claims that no copyright registration searching is available online, but Copyright Office files from 1978 to the present are online (lcweb.loc.gov/copyright). For those needing just a basic introduction to online IP searching, this would not be a bad purchase. For those needing a more in-depth introduction, try Glenn Gunderson's Trademark Searching (INTA, 1994) and David Hitchcock's Patent Searching Made Easy (Nolo, 1999). Recommended for general legal collections and professional collections.--Mike Miller, Dallas P.L., Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\
Booknews
Sharpe, a litigation consultant and an instructor in paralegal studies, tells how to conduct an online search for patent, trademark, and copyright information. He defines and explains law regarding each area, and gives step-by-step directions for searching the Internet and the online patent system. A 100-page section of appendices illustrates types of sites, and provides tips and explanations for specific kinds of searches. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786407576
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/1/1999
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 5.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles C. Sharpe, a retired clinical nurse specialist and nursing educator, is the author of several books on medical issues, geriatric topics and the internet. He lives in Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Preface 1
Pt. I Searching for Patents on the Internet 3
1 Patents 4
2 Patent Law 9
3 Deciding to Apply for a Patent 13
4 Applying for a Patent? 15
5 The Need for a Patent Attorney 20
6 The Search for Prior Art 22
7 The Search for Patents and the Patent Search 26
8 Searching for Patents on the Internet 37
9 The Official Gazette of the Patent and Trademark Office 54
10 Patent Search and Invention Promotion Services 58
Pt. II Searching for Trademarks on the Internet 67
11 Trademarks 68
12 Trademark Law 73
13 Applying for a Trademark Registration 78
14 Searching for Trademarks 81
15 Searching the USPTO Web Trademark Database 85
16 Trademark Search Exercise 91
Pt. III Searching for Copyrights on the Internet 97
17 Searching for Copyright Information on the Internet 98
Appendixes 127
List of Websites 221
Suggested Readings 227
Index 229
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