General Information Concerning Patents

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 9780788175855
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides users with general information about patents and the operations of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. It attempts to answer many of the questions commonly asked of the Patent and Trademark Office but is not intended to be a comprehensive textbook on patent law or a guide for the patent attorney. This information will be useful to inventors and prospective applicants for patents, to students, and to others who may be interested in patents by giving them a brief general introduction to the subject. Covers: attorneys and agents; filing fees; plant patents; maintenance fees; infringement of patents; design patents and more.

General Information Concerning Patents Patents and How to Get

Author: Patent and Trademark Office
Publisher: Martino Fine Books
ISBN: 9781614270850
Format: PDF, ePub
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2011 Reprint of 1997 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Designed specifically for non-attorneys and written in clear, easy to understand English, this guide from the United States Patent and Trademark Office guides readers through the registration process step by step, beginning with general information about the functions of the Patent and Trademark Office, how to obtain a patent, the process of registering patents, and much other useful information.

Patent It Yourself

Author: David Pressman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413322573
Format: PDF, Docs
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Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers take you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your idea perform your own patent search file a provisional patent application prepare a formal patent application respond to patent examiners amend an application enforce and maintain your patent market and license your invention Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which has to revolutionized patent law.

Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property

Author: Francis J. Waller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118084438
Format: PDF, Docs
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Understanding intellectual property, safeguarding your ideas Intellectual property is constantly at risk, and the protection of chemical science and technology through the patenting process allows individuals and companies to protect their hard work. But in order to truly be able to protect your ideas, you need to understand the basics of patenting for yourself. A practical handbook designed to empower inventors like you to write your own patent application drafts in conjunction with an attorney, Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide presents a brand new methodology for success. Based on a short course author Francis J. Waller gives for the American Chemical Society, the book teaches you how to structure a literature search, to educate the patent examiner on your work, to prepare an application that can be easily duplicated, and to understand what goes on behind the scenes during the patent examiner's rejection process. Providing essential insights, invaluable strategies, and applicable, real-world examples designed to maximize the chances that a patent will be accepted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property is the book you need if you want to keep your work protected.

Inventing For Dummies

Author: Pamela Riddle Bird
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118053354
Format: PDF, ePub
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Full coverage of the ins and outs of inventing for profit Protect your idea, develop a product - and start your business! Did you have a great idea? Did you do anything about it? Did someone else? Inventing For Dummies is the smart and easy way to turn your big idea into big money. This non-intimidating guide covers every aspect of the invention process - from developing your idea, to patenting it, to building a prototype, to starting your own business. The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: * Conduct a patent search * Maintain your intellectual property rights * Build a prototype product * Determine production costs * Develop a unique brand * License your product to another company

From Invention to Patent

Author: Steven H. Voldman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111912526X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Invention and patents continues to be an important issue in technology and our global economy. Invention and Patenting provides a clear picture of how to be a prolific inventor, to understand patents, and the patent process. It provides an illuminating insight into the writing of invention disclosures to patents from the submission process to final drafts. The book shows how to communicate effectively with patent lawyers and patent examiners, teaching the language of “legalese.” This book is unique in covering both the early invention process to final patent drafting to provide high quality patents in technologies. Key features include: How to become an inventor, how to invent, to what is invention; How to write an invention disclosure to writing a patent; Examples of utility, design, and plant patents; How to prepare the background section, brief listing of figures, detailed description of the invention, claims, abstract to artwork; Using patent search engines; Writing independent and dependent claims; Analyzing office actions of the US and European patent offices; How to write an office action response and amending claims; and, Examples of Office Action responses, preliminary amendments, to notice of allowance response; Invention and Patenting is the first book by an engineer and inventor from a technologist’s point of view. It is an essential reference for engineers and inventors. It is also useful for graduate and undergraduate students in technology and the sciences.

Patent Professional s Handbook

Author: Susan Y. Stiles
Publisher: Patent Professional Handbook
ISBN: 1456502727
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The purpose of this Patent Professional's Handbook is to be a handy, ready reference guide for administrative staff, paralegals, support professionals in patent law firms and IP departments. As a reference guide, it is hoped that this will reduce the amount of instruction time a Registered Patent Practitioner or Patent Agent must spend with his/her staff. The arrangement of the topics facilitates thorough initial patent filings through issuance and maintenance. Many useful features include tables, diagrams, charts, glossary, key terms, and examples to illustrate the points made in this Handbook.

Fundamentals Of Patenting And Licensing For Scientists And Engineers 2nd Edition

Author: Ma Matthew Y
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814452556
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive book is the first of its kind to take scientists and engineers beyond simply getting a patent granted. Through the author's extensive technical background and experience in intellectual property licensing, it ties the many technical, legal and business aspects of patent enforcement to the innovation and patenting stage in the patent value chain, with the objective of helping inventors to create valuable patents that can be capitalized.In easy-to-understand language, this book covers various aspects, including basic concepts of patent laws and rules, innovation protection, patenting, patents post-granting and patent licensing. With over 40 tables, 70 figures, nearly 100 cases and examples, and a comprehensive index table, it serves as a practical handbook for inventors and patent practitioners.This second edition incorporates the latest changes in the America Invents Act (AIA), with additional case studies and illustrations throughout the book. For inventors who want to file patents by themselves, this new edition provides guidelines and step-by-step instructions on preparing and filing a US provisional patent application, while avoiding the pitfalls that commonly occur in do-it-yourself patenting.

Patent Interference Practice Handbook

Author: Jerome Rosenstock
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735501149
Format: PDF, Mobi
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One procedural misstep in patent interference practice can put an invention at risk. Patent Interference Practice Handbook is the only book that leads you step by step through proper procedure at every stage of the interference process, before and after declaration. Covering practice before the U.S. Patent Office, the District Courts and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, this intensely practical guide shows you exactly how to: Assess elements such as anticipation, use or sale, obviousness, abandonment, suppression, concealmentEstablish patentabilityDetermine priorityMeet reduction-to-practice standardsMeet all burden of proof requirementsAvoid export license violationsFile preliminary statements and motionsBring civil actions or appeals after interference.At every stage of his p