The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Patents

The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Patents

by Gregory Scott Smith, Gregory W. Smith, Gregory Scott Smith
     
 

Essential information for the entrepreneur.

Just because inventors are brilliant enough to develop a product that can change the world doesn't mean they know how to protect their work. This indispensable guide reveals how to file for and secure a legal patent with the U.S. Patents Office in Washington D.C.—and explains everything from the

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Overview

Essential information for the entrepreneur.

Just because inventors are brilliant enough to develop a product that can change the world doesn't mean they know how to protect their work. This indispensable guide reveals how to file for and secure a legal patent with the U.S. Patents Office in Washington D.C.—and explains everything from the origins and theory of patents, the different categories, and the many laws regarding patents, to the fastest and most effective way to file.

• Clear and concise language for the layman
• Includes examples of government filing documents
• Features a complete Internet and government resource

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592572298
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
12/07/2004
Series:
Pocket Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 7.36(h) x 0.46(d)

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Meet the Author

Robert J. Frohwein is an attorney and is president and co-founder of LAVA Group, an intellectual property consulting firm.

Gregory Scott Smith is an attorney, an engineer, and chief officer of Intellectual Property at LAVA Group.

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