Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks For Dummies 2nd Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0470339459
ISBN-10: 0470339454
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From the Inside Flap

Useful tips and step-by-step guidance from filing to issue to license

Acquire and protect your share of this major business asset

Want to secure and exploit the intellectual property rights due you or your company? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how — helping you to evaluate your idea's commercial potential, conduct patent and trademark searches, document the invention process, license your IP rights, and comply with international laws. Plus, you get detailed examples of each patent application type!

Discover how to:

  • Avoid application blunders
  • Register trademarks and copyrights
  • Meet patent requirements
  • Navigate complex legal issues
  • Protect your rights abroad
  • The entire body of U.S. patent laws
  • Example office actions and amendments

  • Sample forms

  • Trademark registration certificates

  • Application worksheets

See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

From the Back Cover

  • Includes detailed examples for each type of patent application
  • Step-by-step guidance on protecting your intellectual property

Do you have a great idea for the next big thing? Worried about competitors stealing your hot new business concept? Don't worry! Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks For Dummies covers all the fundamentals of intellectual property — including acquiring, registering, maintaining, and protecting your intellectual property rights. Make sure you're the only person profiting from your hard work!

  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

Discover how to:

  • Understand the paperwork
  • Determine if your intellectual property is worth protecting
  • Register trademarks and copyrights
  • Hire an intellectual property professional to help you
  • Meet patent requirements
  • Protect your rights abroad
--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product details

  • File size : 1833 KB
  • Publication date : September 22, 2008
  • Print length : 385 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Publisher : For Dummies; 2nd edition (September 22, 2008)
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • ASIN : B001JKV8R4
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Language: : English
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 0470339454
  • Lending : Enabled
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