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Patent Law Essentials A Concise Guide 5th Edition

Patent Law Essentials  A Concise Guide  5th Edition Author Alan L. Durham
ISBN-10 9781440859892
Release 2018-01-18
Pages 305
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This essential desk reference for patent attorneys, engineers, entrepreneurs, innovators, development professionals, and students has been updated with the latest court cases and legislation. • Makes patent law accessible to both novice and expert practitioners • Discusses a number of recent landmark Supreme Court decisions, including Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank (2014), discussing when software-implemented business methods are unpatentable as abstract ideas; Commil v. Cisco Systems (2015), on the intent required to induce infringement; and Samsung Electronics v. Apple (2016), addressing the award of the infringer's profits from infringement of a design patent • Contains sample utility and design patents for reference • Walks readers through the many parts of a patent



Patent Law Essentials

Patent Law Essentials Author Alan L Durham
ISBN-10 9781440828799
Release 2013-04-09
Pages 276
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The fourth edition of this indispensable guide provides a simple and accurate introduction to the dynamics and mechanics of patent law, updated with the latest court decisions and reform legislation.



Intellectual Property Strategy

Intellectual Property Strategy Author John Palfrey
ISBN-10 9780262297998
Release 2011-10-07
Pages 192
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Most managers leave intellectual property issues to the legal department, unaware that an organization's intellectual property can help accomplish a range of management goals, from accessing new markets to improving existing products to generating new revenue streams. In this book, intellectual property expert and Harvard Law School professor John Palfrey offers a short briefing on intellectual property strategy for corporate managers and nonprofit administrators. Palfrey argues for strategies that go beyond the traditional highly restrictive "sword and shield" approach, suggesting that flexibility and creativity are essential to a profitable long-term intellectual property strategy -- especially in an era of changing attitudes about media. Intellectual property, writes Palfrey, should be considered a key strategic asset class. Almost every organization has an intellectual property portfolio of some value and therefore the need for an intellectual property strategy. A brand, for example, is an important form of intellectual property, as is any information managed and produced by an organization. Palfrey identifies the essential areas of intellectual property -- patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret -- and describes strategic approaches to each in a variety of organizational contexts, based on four basic steps. The most innovative organizations employ multiple intellectual property approaches, depending on the situation, asking hard, context-specific questions. By doing so, they achieve both short- and long-term benefits while positioning themselves for success in the global information economy.



Early Stage Technologies

Early Stage Technologies Author Richard Razgaitis
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105060774945
Release 1999-10-08
Pages 320
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Comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, and art of valuing and pricing early-stage technologies To develop or not to develop; to license or not to license; what price will be a true reflection of the product's value from both the buyer's and seller's point of view? These questions are crucial to companies dependent on intellectual property-particularly technology companies, universities, and biotech companies. The risks associated with early-stage technology are high, and decisions must often be made years before any potential product will reach the market. In Early-Stage Technologies: Valuation and Pricing, Richard Razgaitis presents TR-R-A-DE(TM), a comprehensive approach to determining the future of new technologies based on technology rights, risk assignment, the art of deal-making, and deal economics. He considers the key components involved in a licensing transaction, offers a detailed presentation of six valuation methods for intellectual property, examines risk in both quantitative and qualitative terms, and explores the negotiation strategy and structuring of agreements that are the keys to the art of technology rights deal-making. Early-Stage Technologies is an indispensable tool for anyone involved in the development, valuation, and licensing of intellectual property, the most valuable resource and driving force of the information age.



Project Management in Product Development

Project Management in Product Development Author George Ellis
ISBN-10 9780128025598
Release 2015-09-11
Pages 400
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Project Management in Product Development: Leadership Skills and Management Techniques to Deliver Great Products is written for new and aspiring project managers in product development. Although texts on project management are common, the material presented here is unique, instead focusing on product development, a challenging segment of project management because of the high level of uncertainty, the need for a robust set of problem-solving techniques, and a demand for broad cross-functional teams. The book also focuses on more than just project management techniques, including a thorough treatment of transformational and transactional leadership. Other topics covered include problem-solving techniques, development, and continuous improvement of processes required in product development, risk recognition and management, and proper communication with mangers and other stakeholders. Finally, project management techniques used in product development are presented, including the critical path method, scrum and XP, and Kanban/lean project development, along with the strengths and weaknesses of each. Provides ways to successfully manage product development projects by teaching traditional and advanced project management techniques like Gantt, CPM, Agile, Lean, and others Covers transformational and transactional leadership, how to create a vision and engage the team, as well as tactics on how to manage a complex set of tasks Uses a practical, common sense approach to the day-to-day activities of a project manager, including project planning, project process development, problem-solving, project portfolio management, reporting, and more Presents a thorough comparison of popular project management tools Includes many examples, cases, and side-bars that are included throughout the book



Patent Copyright Trademark

Patent  Copyright   Trademark Author Richard Stim
ISBN-10 9781413324624
Release 2017-12-30
Pages 608
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Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. This is the best book for entrepreneurs and business people to keep on their shelf for when they need understandable legal explanations as well as basic legal overviews and application filing instructions.



Mueller on Patent Law

Mueller on Patent Law Author Janice M. Mueller
ISBN-10 9781454818533
Release 2012-06-01
Pages 2318
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Basic principles -- Patent claims -- Patent-eligible subject matter --The enablement requirement -- Best mode requirement --Written description of the invention requirement -- Novelty and no loss of right -- Inventorship-- The nonobviousness requirement --The utility requirement -- Patent prosecution procedures in the USPTO -- Double patenting.



Protecting Your Ideas

Protecting Your Ideas Author Joy L. Bryant
ISBN-10 0080515274
Release 1998-10-15
Pages 222
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Intellectual property law is currently exploding, as demonstrated by the growth of technology transfer offices in universities. More and more scientists, companies, and institutions are rushing to secure intellectual property rights for their ideas and inventions. This process frustrates many people; patent laws are constantly changing, and most books about them are either overly technical or boring. Protecting Your Ideas: The Inventor's Guide to Patents is a succinct, straightforward guide to the system. This guide presents the steps involved in obtaining patent protection for inventions. It is easy to read and brimming with essential information and advice compounded from FAQs posed by the author's academic and industrial clientele. The text includes tips, warnings, and examples that guide the reader through the invention process so patent rights are not jeopardized. Checklists and other helpful information are provided to assist the inventor preparing to enter the patent process. The book includes valuable resource information and business guidance to protect the inventor from consumer fraud that is sometimes associated with the patent process. Protecting and Idea is a must read for every engineer, scientist, or amateur inventor. Simple, easy-to-read format demystifies the patent process Numerous example patents help to illustrate the issues involved Provides an overview of the types of intellectual property protection Incorporates up-to-date information about U.S. patent laws Advises inventors about the do's and don'ts of patenting Includes useful resources for helping inventors safeguard their ideas



Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property

Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property Author Alexander I. Poltorak
ISBN-10 UOM:39015058238588
Release 2004
Pages 215
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Satisfies the longstanding need for a practical, down-to-earth guide to intellectual property licensing Intellectual property licensing is one of the most crucial, and least understood, income drivers among inventors and high-tech companies. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, Essentials of Intellectual Property Licensing provides managers with a clear, concise overview of IP licensing. In practical, down-to-earth language it clearly explains licensing strategies; deal making; royalties and royalty rates; patent, trademark and copyright licenses; and basic contract law. Managers learn the significance of intellectual property licensing on their bottom lines, and how to value both established and new intangible technologies. And, with the help of case studies and plenty of real-world tips and techniques for structuring and negotiating the best deals, the authors outline a complete step-by-step process for developing and implementing an effective intellectual property program in virtually any type of enterprise. Paul J. Lerner (Suffern, NY) is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of General Patent Corporation, an intellectual property management company. Alexander I. Poltorak is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of General Patent Corporation.



Patent Savvy for Managers

Patent Savvy for Managers Author Kirk Teska
ISBN-10 9781413315516
Release 2007-11-07
Pages 296
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Find out how to spot and protect your company's innovations! When it comes to patents, there's no room for mistakes. Making the wrong decision can send a business into an irreversible tailspin, costing your company millions of dollars -- not to mention jobs. Luckily, you have a friendly resource to help you out: Patent Savvy for Managers Loaded with fascinating case studies, this book is an essential asset for anyone entrusted with protecting a company's products or processes. Patent Savvy for Managers provides all the information you need to: identify and evaluate company patents organize patent committees work with patent attorneys read and understand patents Friendly, informative and straight to the point, Patent Savvy for Managers offers the ideal blend of legal information, practical insights and real-world examples.



Intellectual Property and Open Source

Intellectual Property and Open Source Author Van Lindberg
ISBN-10 1449391109
Release 2008-07-15
Pages 386
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"Clear, correct, and deep, this is a welcome addition to discussions of law and computing for anyone -- even lawyers!"-- Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the Stanford Center for Internet and Society If you work in information technology, intellectual property is central to your job -- but dealing with the complexities of the legal system can be mind-boggling. This book is for anyone who wants to understand how the legal system deals with intellectual property rights for code and other content. You'll get a clear look at intellectual property issues from a developer's point of view, including practical advice about situations you're likely to encounter. Written by an intellectual property attorney who is also a programmer, Intellectual Property and Open Source helps you understand patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and licenses, with special focus on the issues surrounding open source development and the GPL. This book answers questions such as: How do open source and intellectual property work together? What are the most important intellectual property-related issues when starting a business or open source project? How should you handle copyright, licensing and other issues when accepting a patch from another developer? How can you pursue your own ideas while working for someone else? What parts of a patent should be reviewed to see if it applies to your work? When is your idea a trade secret? How can you reverse engineer a product without getting into trouble? What should you think about when choosing an open source license for your project? Most legal sources are too scattered, too arcane, and too hard to read. Intellectual Property and Open Source is a friendly, easy-to-follow overview of the law that programmers, system administrators, graphic designers, and many others will find essential.



Patent Strategy for Researchers and Research Managers

Patent Strategy for Researchers and Research Managers Author H. Jackson Knight
ISBN-10 9781118314258
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 256
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As individuals and companies realise the importance of their inventions, issues surrounding patent laws and practices are taking centre stage around the world. Patent Strategy introduces researchers to patent applications and patent portfolios. With minimum use of ‘legal jargon’ it provides the technical professional with the assistance and advice they require to understand the legal complexities that they may encounter before and during a patent application. It also discusses the responsibilities of the researcher after patent applications have been filed and the role the researcher can play in the maintenance of a global patent estate. This updated edition of the best selling book has been expanded to keep pace with modern day movements and addresses the global issue surrounding intellectual property. Including new information on areas such as software and biotechnology it shows the techniques that can be used by individuals and academic inventors to protect their work and is the ideal reference source. Bridges the gap between the legal system and scientific research and avoids legal jargon Details the reasons behind patents, their importance and relevance to all researchers and the strategy needed for filing for a patent Focuses on the strategy and reasons rather than just being a textbook of patent law Presents an overview of tools a researcher can use while working with a patent attorney or agent Adopts a readable style that explains the basics right up to developing a strategy Essential reading for all those who wish to keep pace and protect their work Reviews from previous edition: "...I can recommend it for technology managing types. Does a nice job of explaining many aspects of the patent system and patent strategies with a minimum of jargon and case citations..." —Internet Patent News "...provides an enlightened approach to a complex subject. It is relatively easy to read and follow..." — Polymers Paint and Colour Journal "This handy book provides the researcher with useful guidance on how to maximize the benefit of their inventiveness to themselves and their organization". —Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology



Invention Analysis and Claiming

Invention Analysis and Claiming Author Ronald D. Slusky
ISBN-10 1590318188
Release 2007
Pages 284
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Invention Analysis and Claiming presents a comprehensive approach to analyzing inventions and capturing them in a sophisticated set of patent claims. A central theme is the importance of using the problem-solution paradigm to identify the "inventive concept" before the claim-drafting begins. The book's teachings are grounded in "old school" principles of patent practice that, before now, have been learned only on the job from supervisors and mentors.



Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property Law Author Routledge-Cavendish
ISBN-10 9780415456920
Release 2008
Pages 143
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Routledge Lawcards are your complete, pocket-sized guides to key examinable areas of the undergraduate law curriculum and the CPE/GDL. Their concise text, user-friendly layout and compact format make them an ideal revision aid. Helping you to identify, understand and commit to memory the salient points of each area of the law, shouldn't you make Routledge Lawcards your essential revision companions? Fully updated and revised with all the most important recent legal developments, Routledge Lawcards are now packed with even more features: New revision checklists help you to consolidate the key issues within each topic Colour coded highlighting really makes cases and legislation stand out New tables of cases and legislation make for easy reference Boxed case notes pick out the cases that are most likely to come up in exams More diagrams and flowcharts clarify and condense complex and important topics "…these spiral-bound beauties…are an excellent starting point for any enthusiastic reviser. The books are concise and get right down to the nitty-gritty of each topic." Lex Magazine Routledge Lawcards are supported by a Companion Website at http://www.routledgelaw.com/textbooks/lawcards offering: Flashcard Glossaries allowing you to test your understanding of key terms and definitions Multiple Choice Questions to test and consolidate your revision of each chapter Advice and tips to help you better plan your revision and prepare for your exams Titles in the Series: Business Law; Commercial Law; Company Law; Constitutional Law; Contract Law; Criminal Law; Employment Law; English Legal System; Equity and Trusts Law; European Union Law; Evidence; Family Law; Human Rights; Intellectual Property Law; Jurisprudence; Land Law; Tort Law.



Intellectual Property Law Concentrate

Intellectual Property Law Concentrate Author Tim Press
ISBN-10 9780198803881
Release 2017-08-10
Pages 224
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If you're serious about exam success, it's time to Concentrate! Intellectual Property Law Concentrate is the essential study and revision guide for law students looking for extra marks. The clear, succinct coverage enables you to quickly grasp the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps you to succeed in exams. This guide has been rigorously reviewed and is endorsed by students and lecturers for level of coverage, accuracy, and exam advice. Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Intellectual Property Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/): - Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test - Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers - Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer - Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards - Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists - Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster



Patent Litigation Primer

Patent Litigation Primer Author Robert A. Klinck
ISBN-10 1517719348
Release 2015-12-04
Pages 206
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Patent litigation can be a dizzying maze for the uninitiated. The substantive law, procedures, lingo, and various quirks inherent in this type of lawsuit can appear extremely complex-even mysterious-for those not intimately familiar with the process. But have no fear. In Patent Litigation Primer, author Robert A. Klinck helps to demystify the patent lawsuit procedure for the inventors, business owners, investors, and other participants who might be new to the game. This eye-opening book is designed to provide readers with a working knowledge of the relevant, essential issues by breaking them down into informative yet accessible sections. Divided into five parts that provide material on basic framework, fundamental legal issues, the litigation process, mechanisms for obtaining patent office review, and frequently asked questions, Patent Litigation Primer proves itself equally useful and readable for lawyers and laypeople. Providing an educational yet reasonable overview of this difficult subject matter, Klinck offers an essential resource for anyone interested in developing a basic understanding of patent litigation.



Principles of Intellectual Property Law

Principles of Intellectual Property Law Author Gary Myers
ISBN-10 1634607597
Release 2017-01-29
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Intellectual property has helped define our culture, our economy, and our lifestyle. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and the right of publicity. It is designed to be reader-friendly and is up-to-date through October 2016, including many new important Supreme Court decisions in copyright, patent, and trademark law. It can be a study guide for an intellectual property survey course or used as a useful introduction or refresher for anyone interested in the field. The book focuses primarily on three main federal intellectual property rights - copyrights, patents, and trademarks - along with the new federal trade secret law and important areas of state law protection (such as the right of publicity).