Intellectual Property in Academia: A Practical Guide for Scientists and Engineers

Intellectual Property in Academia: A Practical Guide for Scientists and Engineers

by Nadya Reingand (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439837009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/14/2011
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Nadya Reingand, PhD, teaches short courses on intellectual property (IP), patent search and analysis, reverse engineering, and other topics for various audiences. Her scientific background and experience help her to understand researchers’ needs in intellectual property aspects that arise from the result of scientific work. She holds a PhD in optoelectronics and has authored numerous scientific papers and patents of her own, mostly in the fields of holography, interferometry, speckles, and optical communications. Her legal experience originated from patent analysis and technology overview reports, which she performed at Landon IP, Inc., together with the creation of technology development forecast and IP strategy. Currently, Dr. Reingand is an Intellectual Property Director at CeLight, Inc., responsible for developing and maintaining IP assets of the company. She is licensed to practice Patent Law before the U.S. Patent Office.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Intellectual Property in Academia

The Basics of Patenting, Nadya Reingand

Is Your Invention Novel?: The Issue of Prior Art, Farhad Shir

Practical Framework for Intellectual Property (IP) Valuation, Mikhail Maiorov and Stefan Spinler

Drafting and Prosecuting a Patent Application, Oliver Edwards

Electronic Systems for U.S. and European Patents, Sarfaraz K. Niazi

Commercializing Inventions Through an Office of Technology Transfer, Alexey Titov

University Patent Case Studies: Some Patents Hang on the Wall, Others Go to Work, Ethel Machi and Peter Machi

What’s Mine is Yours: Navigating Ownership Rights and Bayh-Dole, Peter Machi

Copyright, Melissa Levine and Billie Munro Audia


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… indispensible … This book will become a standard reference for issues in IP and will help to stimulate further interactions between academia and entrepreneurs.
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