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Intellectual Property in Academia

A Practical Guide for Scientists and Engineers, 1st Edition

Edited by Nadya Reingand

CRC Press

352 pages

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Description

Given the increasing role of intellectual property (IP) in academic research, it is important for academic scientists to gain greater awareness and knowledge of the various issues involved with IP resulting from their research and inventions. In addition, the line between academic and industrial research has been blurred, and a large amount of cros

Table of Contents

Introduction to Intellectual Property in Academia. Patent Basics. Prior Art Searching. Valuation of Technology-Based IP in Academia. Drafting a Patent Application. Electronic Filing of US Patents. Filing University Patent Applications through an Office of Technology Transfer. University Patent Revenue Generation: Case Studies. Copyright. Index.

About the Editor

Nadya Reingand, PhD, teaches short courses on intellectual property (IP), patent search and analysis, reverse engineering, and other topics for various audiences. Her scientific background and experience help her to understand researchers' needs in intellectual property aspects that arise from the result of scientific work. She holds a PhD in optoelectronics and has authored numerous scientific papers and patents of her own, mostly in the fields of holography, interferometry, speckles, and optical communications. Her legal experience originated from patent analysis and technology overview reports, which she performed at Landon IP, Inc., together with the creation of technology development forecast and IP strategy. Currently, Dr. Reingand is an Intellectual Property Director at CeLight, Inc., responsible for developing and maintaining IP assets of the company. She is licensed to practice Patent Law before the U.S. Patent Office.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science