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.

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

A BRIEF HISTORY OF PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, AND TRADEMARKS.
The History of Patents.
The History of Copyrights.
The History of Trademarks.
PATENTS.
What Is a Patent?.
How to Protect Yourself Before Seeking a Patent.
The Patent Search.
Applying for a Patent.
Patent Licensing.
Foreign Patents.
COPYRIGHTS.
What Is a Copyright?.
Being a Copyright Owner--Things to Do.
TRADEMARKS.
What Is a Trademark?.
How to Protect Your Trademark.
Help in Selecting a New Trademark.
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY.
Protecting Computer Technology.
OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
Trade Secrets.
MYTHS, TRIVIA, AND MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT PATENTS, COPYRIGHTS, AND TRADEMARKS.
Myths.
Trivia.
Most Frequently Asked Questions.
Index.

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