Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks / Edition 2

Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks / Edition 2

by Frank H. Foster, Robert L. Shook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471581232

ISBN-13: 9780471581239

Pub. Date: 10/01/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Substantial revision of the easy-to-read first edition in the area of intellectual property rights. Includes new chapters on computer software as applied to copyright and international patents. Contains fresh material on trademarks. Explains the difference between a patent, copyright and trademark. Shows how to protect yourself before conducting a patent search.

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Overview

Substantial revision of the easy-to-read first edition in the area of intellectual property rights. Includes new chapters on computer software as applied to copyright and international patents. Contains fresh material on trademarks. Explains the difference between a patent, copyright and trademark. Shows how to protect yourself before conducting a patent search. Provides all the information needed to communicate effectively with experts in the field. Discusses potential areas of legal dispute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471581239
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
9.69(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.58(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IA Brief History of Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks1
Ch. 1The History of Patents3
Ch. 2The History of Copyrights12
Ch. 3The History of Trademarks19
Pt. IIPatents25
Ch. 4What Is A Patent?27
Ch. 5How to Protect Yourself before Seeking a Patent43
Ch. 6The Patent Search58
Ch. 7Applying for a Patent81
Ch. 8Patent Licensing133
Ch. 9Foreign Patents137
Pt. IIICopyrights143
Ch. 10What Is a Copyright?145
Ch. 11Being a Copyright Owner - Things to Do157
Pt. IVTrademarks163
Ch. 12What Is a Trademark?165
Ch. 13How to Protect Your Trademark178
Ch. 14Help in Selecting a New Trademark186
Pt. VComputer Technology193
Ch. 15Protecting Computer Technology195
Pt. VIOther Intellectual Property205
Ch. 16Trade Secrets207
Pt. VIIMyths, Trivia, and Most Frequently Asked Questions About Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks217
Ch. 17Myths219
Ch. 18Trivia225
Ch. 19Most Frequently Asked Questions238
Index257

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