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How to invent and protect your invention : a guide to patents for scientists and engineers

Author: Joseph Paul Kennedy; Wayne H Watkins; Elyse N Ball
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A straightforward guide to inventing, patenting, and technology commercialization for scientists and engineers Although chemists, physicists, biologists, polymer scientists, and engineers in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Paul Kennedy; Wayne H Watkins; Elyse N Ball
ISBN: 1118369378 9781118369371
OCLC Number: 784035150
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The U.S. Patent System --
Origins of U.S. Patent Law --
How to Invent: Intellectual Aspects of Inventing --
A Short Summary of Intellectual Property --
Requirements of Patentability --
How does the Patent Process Work? --
Infringement and Freedom to Operate --
Biotechnology, Computer Software, and Business Method Patents --
Who is the Inventor? --
Ownership --
Translating Ideas into Economic Reward --
Foreign Patents --
Innovation --
Concluding Thoughts --
Appendix 1: Important Forms --
Appendix 2: Self-Assessment Questions.
Responsibility: Joseph P. Kennedy and Wayne H. Watkins with Elyse N. Ball.
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The book will be useful to graduate students, as well as educators, business professionals, non-patent attorneys, and engineers who want to learn about the role that patents play in turning Read more...

 
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