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Intellectual Property Law for Engineers and Scientists 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781119381976
Previous Edition ISBN: 0471449989
Published: January 2020
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £103.00



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Fully revised new edition that completely covers intellectual property law—and many related issues—for engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs.

This book informs engineering and science students, technology professionals, and entrepreneurs about the intellectual property laws that are important in their careers. It covers all of the major areas of intellectual property development and protection in non-legalistic terms that are understandable to technology and science professionals. New material includes a comprehensive discussion on the American Invents Act (AIA), coverage of many new high-profile topics, such as patent protection the mobile communications industry, and a new chapter on "The Future of Technology, Engineering, and Intellectual Property".

Now in its second edition, Intellectual Property Law for Engineers, Scientists, and Entrepreneurs enables inventors and creators to efficiently interface with an intellectual property attorney in order to obtain the maximum protection for their invention or creation, and to take steps to ensure that that invention or creation does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. It includes patent, trade secret, mask work, and cybersquatting legal and procedural principles. The book also shows readers how to properly use new vehicles of intellectual property protection for novel software, biotech, and business method inventions. Additionally, it examines trademark protection for domain names, and other ancillary matters that fall within the genre of intellectual property protection. This informative text covers all of the major areas of intellectual property development and protection in clear, layman’s terms so as to be easily understood by technology and science professionals.

Provides detailed outlines of patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition laws offers essays on famous and noteworthy inventors and their inventions—and features a copy of the first page of patents resulting from these inventors’ efforts.

Covers many new high-profile cases covering patent protection within the mobile communications industry.

Intellectual Property Law for Engineers, Scientists, and Entrepreneurs, Second Edition is an excellent text for graduate and undergraduate engineering students, as well as professionals and those starting a new technology business who need to know all the laws concerning their inventions and creations.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Top Ten List of Intellectual Property Protection
Section I. The Intellectual Property Universe
1. Overview of Intellectual Property Law
2. Brief Overview of the Law
Section II. Patents
3. Introduction to Patents
4. Introductory Comments on Patentable Subject Matter and Utility
5. Novelty—The Invention Must Be New
6. Requirement of Non‐Obviousness for Patentability
7. The Patenting Process
8. The Patentability Search, Freedom‐To‐Use Search, and Other Searches
9. The Patent Application
10. Claims of a Patent Application
11. Examination and Prosecution of a Patent Application
12. Design Patents
13. Protection of Computer‐Related Inventions
14. Biotechnology Inventions
15. The Patenting of Business Methods
16. Foreign Patent Protection
17. Enforcement of the Patent Right
18. The America Invents Act of 2011
19. Ownership and Transfer of Patent Rights
20. How to Read and Obtain Information from a Modern U.S. Patent
Section III. Employment Contracts, Ethics and the Engineer or Scientist as an Expert Witness
21. Employment Contracts and Non‐Compete Restrictions
22. The Engineer and Scientist as Expert Witness
23. Ethics
Section IV. Copyrights
24. Copyrights as a Vehicle for Technology Protection
25. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) - An Overview
26. Mask Work Protection
Section V. Trade Secrets
27. Trade Secrets Protection
28. The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
Section VI. Trademarks, Service Marks and Cybersquatting
29. Trademarks and Service Marks
30. Cybersquatting
Section VII. The Commercialization and Management of Intellectual Property
31. Engineering Management and Commercialization of Intellectual Property
32. “Sue the Bastards”—Business Factors Controlling Intellectual Property Litigation Strategies
33. Technology Transfer—Universities, Hospitals, and Research Centers
34. International Intellectual Property Creation, Protection, and Enforcement Strategies
35. The Future
36. Entrepreneurship Law
37. Current Events
Bibliography
Index