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Patent, Copyright and Trademark - Richard Stim
ISBN: 9781413322217
Publication Date: 2016-01-29
A plain-English guide to intellectual property law. Whether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. But given the convoluted terminology that surrounds patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights, this isn't easy. Enter, Patent, Copyright & Trademark, which explains: what legal rights apply to your work the scope of copyright protection an overview of trademark law what trade secret law protects.

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Essentials of Licensing Intellectual Property - Alexander I. Poltorak; Paul J. Lerner
ISBN: 9780471432333
Publication Date: 2013-07-29
Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in licensing intellectual property. Order your copy today!

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Guide to Intellectual Property - The Economist; Stephen Johnson
ISBN: 9781610394611
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
Intellectual Property (IP) is often a company’s single most valuable asset. And yet IP is hard to value, widely misunderstood and frequently under-exploited. IP accounts for an estimated $5trn of GDP in the US alone. It covers patents, trademarks, domain names, copyrights, designs and trade secrets. Unsurprisingly, companies zealously guard their own ideas and challenge the IP of others.

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Intellectual Property Strategy - John Palfrey
Publication Date: 2011-10-7
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 medi

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Ethics in Information Technology - George Reynolds
ISBN: 9781111534127
Publication Date: 2011-10-28
Readers find today's most up-to-date, thorough coverage of technology developments and their impact on business as they study file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risks, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and ethics in IT corporations. T



The Patents and Smartphone Technology LibGuide provides information on how patents have been used to protect the intellectual property of smartphone technology and set the guidelines for future intellectual property disputes.


Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright


Intellectual Property


Intellectual Property -- Protecting your Ideas


What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.

IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyrights, and trademarks, which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create. By striking the right balance between the interests of innovators and the wider public interest, the IP system aims to foster an environment in which creativity and innovation can flourish.


What is a Patent?

A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor. Patents are granted for new, useful and non-obvious inventions for a period of 20 years from the filing date of a patent application, and provide the right to exclude others from exploiting the invention during that period.  U.S. patents are issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office


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