Patent, Copyright & Trademark

Patent, Copyright & Trademark

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Nolo Press
A plain-English encyclopedia of the different kinds of intellectual property.

Baker & Taylor
Information for those who need to understand the terminology of intellectual property law is covered in a guide that addresses diverse aspects of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, as well as sample legal forms and complete explanations of the protections available. Original.

Intellectual property law has rapidly produced its own language, but don't count on understanding it right off the bat -- the language baffles lawyers and lay folk alike. Whether you're an inventor, designer, writer or programmer, you need to understand the language of intellectual property law to intelligently deal with such issues as: • who owns creative works or valuable information • how these owners can protect and enforce their ownership rights • how disputes between intellectual-property owners can be resolved • how ownership rights can best be transferred to others With this essential guide, you will: • get clear overviews of relevant laws • understand the different kinds of protection offered by patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets -- and which apply to your work • get a plain-English definition of every term you're likely to come across • find the information you need, quickly and easily The 9th edition is completely updated to provide the latest law and court decisions, new definitions and additional resources. The new edition also includes information on lawsuits against companies like YouTube and the latest on book, movie, music and software anti-piracy measures.

Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, c2007.
Edition: 9th ed.
ISBN: 9781413306460
Characteristics: 574 p. : ill., forms ; 23 cm.


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