Patent Copyright Trademark

Patent  Copyright   Trademark Author Richard Stim
ISBN-10 9781413322224
Year 2016-01-25
Pages 632
Language en
Publisher Nolo

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 Here, you’ll find plain-English definitions of intellectual property law terms, straightforward explanations of how intellectual property law affects online content—and much more.

Patent Copyright Trademark

Patent  Copyright   Trademark Author Stephen Elias
ISBN-10 1413300553
Year 2004
Pages 549
Language en
Publisher Nolo

For anyone who needs to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this bestseller offers plain-English explanations and practical advice.


Contracts Author Richard Stim
ISBN-10 9781413323016
Year 2016-08-04
Pages 487
Language en
Publisher Nolo

Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language of contracts which clauses are important and which aren't illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for, and how to negotiate or change contracts. Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference will help you save money by explaining which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners (including one-person operations and independent contractors), but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.


Trademark Author Stephen Elias
ISBN-10 9781413319538
Year 2013-08-15
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Nolo

Protect your trademark, protect your business. Trademarks the names and symbols that identify your business, brand, and products in the marketplace are important assets that you need to choose carefully and vigilantly defend. Using the information in this all in one reference, you'll learn how to protect: - business names - product names - product packaging - logos - slogans - domain names - anything that identifies your company, product, or service Trademark provides you with the plain English explanations and step by step instructions you need to navigate the requirements of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and successfully register your unique mark. Learn how to: - choose marks that competitors can't copy - search for existing marks that might conflict with yours - register a name or other mark with the USPTO - protect and maintain your marks' legal strength - keep your mark safe from infringement - understand and resolve trademark disputes outside the courtroom This edition of Trademark provides the most current information on trademark statutes and case law, and the latest registration processes, including online registration. Plus, you'll get a fully up to date glossary of trademark terms and FAQs from Dear Rich, co author Richard Stim's popular intellectual property blog.

Nolo s Patents for Beginners

Nolo s Patents for Beginners Author David Pressman
ISBN-10 9781413321524
Year 2015-05-30
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Nolo

A brilliantly clear and up-to-date patent guide Patent law is changing, and this bestselling primer on patent law has up-to-date information on the America Invents Act, the most important change to American patent law in two centuries. Packed with detailed information, Nolo’s Patents for Beginners explains how to: document your invention acquire patent rights "read" a patent application understand how and why to make a patent search determine patent ownership find patent information understand international patent law decide whether to file a provisional patent Nolo's Patents for Beginners provides plain-English explanations of patent law, patent and invention resources and a glossary of patent terms. The 8th edition is completely updated to cover all changes in patent law and regulations, including the latest on filing for provisional patent status.

Intellectual Property The Law of Trademarks Copyrights Patents and Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property  The Law of Trademarks  Copyrights  Patents  and Trade Secrets Author Deborah Bouchoux
ISBN-10 9781111648572
Year 2012-03-05
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: THE LAW OF TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, PATENTS, AND TRADE SECRETS, Fourth Edition, is a thorough guide to the four fields of intellectual property law: trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. This comprehensive, yet reader-friendly text helps aspiring and practicing paralegals alike master the complexities of modern intellectual property law, including topics such as registration procedures, duration of rights, protection from infringement, current concerns in each field, and international trends and developments. Now updated in a new Fourth Edition, this wide-ranging text features coverage of cutting-edge issues such as technological innovations, intellectual property in the digital age, the role of the Internet, and evolving business law. In addition to an in-depth overview of each field, the text features abundant practical material, such as sample agreements, forms, checklists of paralegal tasks, charts, citations, statutes, realistic case studies, excerpts of real cases, and interesting trivia to capture students’ interest and provide valuable insights into real-world paralegal practice. Additional features useful for paralegal students and professionals include references to intellectual property websites, questions to encourage targeted Internet research, Case Illustrations, Case Study and Activities, Role of Paralegal element, and Ethics Edge boxes that explore ethical issues related to chapter content. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

U s Patent Prosecution for Support Staff

U s  Patent Prosecution for Support Staff Author Rosaleen A. Walsh
ISBN-10 1492921629
Year 2014-07-18
Pages 584
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace

U.S. Patent Prosecution for Support Staff is a practical desk reference, designed to promote ongoing learning and job proficiency for paralegals and secretaries assisting patent practitioners in submitting filings to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. It presents complex filing requirements in an easy-to-follow format, and reduces volumes of information into concise, accessible learning points that will assist both novice and seasoned support staff alike as they work to develop or update the breadth and depth of their knowledge of U.S. patent prosecution. A comprehensive guide, U.S. Patent Prosecution for Support Staff provides a detailed step-by-step guide to the filing requirements for the most frequently filed activities in U.S. patent prosecution, as well as more novel filings. The content includes the most recent provisions of the America Invents Act, the American Invents Act Technical Corrections Bill, and the Patent Law Treaty.

Patents Copyrights and Trademarks For Dummies

Patents  Copyrights and Trademarks For Dummies Author Henri J. A. Charmasson
ISBN-10 9780470507704
Year 2009-03-03
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons

Useful tips and step-by-step guidance from filing to issue to license Acquire and protect your share of this major business asset Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how — helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws. Plus, you get detailed examples of each patent application type! Discover how to: Avoid application blunders Register trademarks and copyrights Meet patent requirements Navigate complex legal issues Protect your rights abroad The entire body of U.S. patent laws Example office actions and amendments Sample forms Trademark registration certificates Application worksheets See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Author Arthur Raphael Miller
ISBN-10 0314158758
Year 2007
Pages 458
Language en
Publisher West Academic

Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. Presents the fundamentals of trademarks and copyright laws. Text further addresses torts and property, antitrust and government regulation, concepts of federalism and state, and federal conflicts.

Getting Permission

Getting Permission Author Richard Stim
ISBN-10 9781413323139
Year 2016-10-24
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher Nolo

The most comprehensive guide to understanding and securing the use of copyrighted text, images, music, and more, Getting Permission can help you stay out of legal hot water.

Internet and the Law

Internet and the Law Author Aaron Schwabach
ISBN-10 9781610693509
Year 2014-01-15
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher ABC-CLIO

The world of Internet law is constantly changing and is difficult to follow, even for those for whom doing so is a full-time job. This updated, everything-you-need-to-know reference removes the uncertainty.

Form Your Own Limited Liability Company

Form Your Own Limited Liability Company Author Anthony Mancuso
ISBN-10 9781413321883
Year 2015-09-28
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Nolo

Structuring your business as an LLC can limit your liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Mancuso provides easy-to-understand instructions, helps you find key legal forms, and shows you how to take care of ongoing legal and tax paperwork.

McCarthy s Desk Encyclopedia of Intellectual Property

McCarthy s Desk Encyclopedia of Intellectual Property Author J. Thomas McCarthy
ISBN-10 UOM:39015040689013
Year 1995
Pages 505
Language en
Publisher Bna Books

This powerful compendium details nearly 700 words and phrases on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, entertainment, and computer law, plus related technical terms. The author explains terms from the familiar to the peculiar, including vital terms from the GATT-TRIPs agreement. Each entry features: -- relevant area of intellectual property law -- meaning and significance -- fully annotated with cases, statutes, regulations, treaties, and bibliographic citations -- cross-references to other entries A table of cases allows quick reference to the more than 800 court decisions cited and excerpted.

The Copyright Book

The Copyright Book Author William S. Strong
ISBN-10 0262264552
Year 1996
Pages 46
Language en
Publisher MIT Press

As copyright issues grow more complicated, this guide to US copyright law becomes ever more indispensable. The fifth edition has been updated to include recent judicial and legislative decisions concerning copyright and the debates surrounding publication on the Web and other new media. What continue to distinguish the book are the author's common sense and his ability to express complex issues and judicial decisions in language that the lay reader can understand and even enjoy.