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What Every Engineer Should Know about Patents

2nd Edition

By William G. Konold

Routledge

208 pages

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"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. "

Table of Contents

Preface

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

Patent Interferences

Ownership of Patent Rights

Enforcing Patent Rights

Getting Around Your Competitor’s Patent

Exploitation of Inventions: Licensing

Foreign Patents

Misuse of Patents

Trade Secrets

Copyrights

Trademarks

Appendix

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

Index

About the Author

William G. Konold

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science