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Intellectual property law for engineers and scientists /

by Rockman, Howard B; IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society.
Publisher: Hoboken. N.J. : Wiley, 2004Description: xxviii, 511 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9780471449980.Subject(s): Intellectual property -- United States
Contents:
Overview of intellectual property law -- The use of intellectual property in business -- How to read and obtain information from a modern U.S. patent -- Introduction to patents -- Patentable subject matter and utility -- Novelty, the invention must be new -- Requirement of non-obviousness for patentability -- The patenting process -- Novelty, infringement, and other searches -- Patent application -- Claims of a patent application -- Prosecution of a patent application -- Design patents -- Protection of computer-related inventions -- Patentability of biotechnology inventions -- Business method protection -- Foreign patent protection -- Enforcement of the patent right -- Ownership and transfer of patent rights -- Employment contracts and non-compete restrictions -- The engineer and scientist as expert witness; and ethics -- Copyrights as a vehicle for technology protection -- The digital millennium copyright act of 1998 (DMCA); an overview -- Mask work protection -- Trade secrets -- Trademarks -- Cybersquatting.
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab KF2980 .R63 2004 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

"IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, sponsor."

"IEEE Press, Wiley-Interscience."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-493) and index.

Overview of intellectual property law -- The use of intellectual property in business -- How to read and obtain information from a modern U.S. patent -- Introduction to patents -- Patentable subject matter and utility -- Novelty, the invention must be new -- Requirement of non-obviousness for patentability -- The patenting process -- Novelty, infringement, and other searches -- Patent application -- Claims of a patent application -- Prosecution of a patent application -- Design patents -- Protection of computer-related inventions -- Patentability of biotechnology inventions -- Business method protection -- Foreign patent protection -- Enforcement of the patent right -- Ownership and transfer of patent rights -- Employment contracts and non-compete restrictions -- The engineer and scientist as expert witness; and ethics -- Copyrights as a vehicle for technology protection -- The digital millennium copyright act of 1998 (DMCA); an overview -- Mask work protection -- Trade secrets -- Trademarks -- Cybersquatting.

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