This authoritative reference to the thorny issues of copyright, trademarks and patents provides detailed explanations of the various types of intellectual property, how they differ, what they cover and how the protections affect library work and services to customers.The first step in the patent process is to perform a patent search to assure that the invention does not already exist. Librarians in government document depository libraries and patent depository libraries often are called upon to assist amateuranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Librarian's Guide to Intellectual Property in the Digital Age|
|Author||:||Timothy Lee Wherry|
|Publisher||:||American Library Association - 2002-01-01|