Patent Law for Paralegals provides a complete overview of patent law, practice, and procedures, in an organized, logical approach. Cutting-edge and pending legislation are provides a comprehensive yet practical guide to patent law. The arrangement of the topics facilitates thorough mastery of patent law and practice. Many useful features including charts, diagrams, glossary, key terms, and examples illustrate the points made. The manner in which patent rights arise, patent searches, the procedure to obtain a patent, length of patent protection, protection from infringement, and new and international developments are all covered in depth. In essence, the life cycle of a patent is covered, from discussion of what may be protected by patent through how to obtain and maintain a patent in force. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.On the other hand, if the design is primarily functional, it can only be protected by a utility patent. ... Trademark registrations can last forever (if they are properly maintained and renewed), and obtaining a trademark registration is relativelyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Patent Law for Paralegals|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2008-04-21|