"This useful, authoritative volume focuses on all aspects of intellectual property law with particular emphasis on patent laws enabling the reader to avoid such pitfalls as a loss of rights, and establish valid rights in inventions, trademarks, and writings. "
About the Authors
Types of Intellectual Property
What Is a Patent?
What Can Be Patented?
Documentation of Invention to Establish Your Rights Against All Others
Types of Patent Searches and What They Can Do for You
Preparing the Patent Application
The Patent Application in the U.S. Patent Trademark Office
After the Patent Issues: Maintenance Correction, Reissue and Reexamination
Chemical Inventions and Patents
Biotechnology and Patents
Ownership of Patent Rights
Enforcing Patent Rights
Getting Around Your Competitor’s Patent
Exploitation of Inventions: Licensing
Misuse of Patents
A U.S. Design Patent No. Des. 242,412
B U.S. Utility Patent No. 3,996,723
C Illustrative U.S. Patent Office Classification Schedule, Class 3
D U.S. Utility Patent No. 3,225,299
E U.S. Trademark Registration No. 925,164
F U.S. Patent No. 4,736,866: Transgenic Non-human Mammal