The definitive primer on intellectual property for business professionals, non-IP attorneys, entrepreneurs, and inventors Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, the Second Edition of this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and case law in intellectual property. Presents fundamentals of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other less-know forms of IP, such as registered design and mask works Covers important concepts such as IP strategy, protection, audits, valuation, management, and competitive intelligence Offers an introduction to IP licensing and enforcement Now features discussion of critical precedent-setting recent IP cases and proposed patent reform Providing business professionals and IP owners with in-depth knowledge of this extremely important subject, this book helps those new to this field gain a better understanding and appreciation for the results of their creative abilities.
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How does law protect your ideas and privacy in Scotland and the UK? The Scots common law of property is strongly realist in its concepts, and restricts itself to tangible objects - objects, land, things attached to the land. But what about non-physical property, such as your intellectual property and your private personal information? These types of property are of increasing importance in this technological age. From copyright to patents, from data protection to freedom of information, and from e-commerce to cybercrime, Intellectual Property Law Essentials explains how UK statue law protects and regulates your information and ideas. End-of-chapter summaries of essential facts highlight the key things you should have learned, and summaries of essential cases show how the law is enforced in practice.
The growing presence of technology has created significant changes within the healthcare industry. With the ubiquity of these technologies, there is now an increasing need for more advanced legal procedures. Patent Law and Intellectual Property in the Medical Field is a pivotal reference source for the latest research in support of developing convergent and interoperable systems to increase awareness and applicability of legal aspects in the medical field. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as compulsory licensing, parallel importing, and protection law, this publication is an ideal resource for researchers, medical and law professionals, academics, graduate students, and practitioners engaged in medical practice.
This book helps readers search and value intellectual property assets across the globe. It covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights in detail, including how to search for all three and the legalization and authentication of documents. It walks readers step-by-step through sample searches of selected Dialog databases for patent, trademark, and copyright information. Patent Basics. The U.S. Patent Application. he International Patent. Trademark Basics. The U.S. Trademark Application. The International Trademark Application. Copyright Basics. The Copyright Application. International Copyright Protection. Overview of Other Intellectual Property Areas. Legalization and Authentication of Documents. Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Searching. For paralegals.
A new look at the strategic and managerial issues surrounding intellectual property (IP) and international commercialization in the international market. An updated version which provides practitioners and analysts with guidelines and an action framework on how to benefit from IP.
The book is a comprehensive work on the law relating to intellectual property. It brings out point of views on point of law and as well point of facts and circumstances. It highlights judiciously the judicial, political, legal, economical and philosophical point of views on the various issues pertinent to the varied fields of intellectual property law. Besides, the book carries analysis and presentation from the comparative perspective in particular from the perspectives of USA, Europe, UK and India. The book is a good addition to the literature on Law especially on Intellectual Property Rights. The book is useful for students, academicians, and scholars from different disciplines including Law, Science, and Engineering, Humanities, Arts, Literature, Drama, Music and many other fields. The book is also useful for people working in the corporate world. Besides the book is very informative and knowledge generator to the readers.
Computer security touches every part of our daily lives from our computers and connected devices to the wireless signals around us. Breaches have real and immediate financial, privacy, and safety consequences. This handbook has compiled advice from top professionals working in the real world about how to minimize the possibility of computer security breaches in your systems. Written for professionals and college students, it provides comprehensive best guidance about how to minimize hacking, fraud, human error, the effects of natural disasters, and more. This essential and highly-regarded reference maintains timeless lessons and is fully revised and updated with current information on security issues for social networks, cloud computing, virtualization, and more.
Business is one of the most potent cultural forces today, profoundly affecting every facet of our lives whether we are working in a corporate environment or not. This book surveys some of the most controversial issues and topics central to the contemporary business world. Included are more than 70 alphabetically arranged entries written by expert contributors. Each entry explores a topic's relevance and influence, highlights opposing viewpoints, provides sidebars of interesting information, and lists resources for further research. For students and general readers, this book is an engaging, accessible, and essential resource on the role of business in society. Globalization. Outsourcing. Downsizing. These are some of the economic issues at the center of today's society. Time after time, we see that business is one of the most powerful forces in the modern world, profoundly affecting every facet of our lives whether we work in a corporate environment or not. Because in one way or another the world is all about economics, students need to understand and appreciate the role of business in their lives. This book overviews the most important topics and issues characterizing the role of business in today's society. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on more than 70 critical issues or topics central to the role of business in our lives. Each is written by an expert contributor and provides a summary of the topic's relevance and influence, a consideration of opposing viewpoints, and a list of resources for further research. For students and general readers, this book is an engaging, accessible, and essential resource on the role of business in everyday life.