Nolo's Patents for Beginners

Nolo's Patents for Beginners

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Provides an introduction to the patenting process, including information on invention documentation, patent searching, patent ownership, and patent infringement.

Ingram Publishing Services
Every first-time inventor benefits from this patent primer, packed with detailed information and concise explanations, This book defines what a patent is and what it can do for you. It explains how to: use basic patent principles, conduct a search, read a patent, and determine patent ownership.
Patents are explained in this clear guide to every step of the patenting process.

Do you have a great idea for a product? Do you toil away in an office, garage or basement lab day by day in the hopes of bringing a new widget to life? What will you do when it's alive and kicking?

Here's the primer every first-time inventor needs. Packed with detailed information and concise explanations,Nolo's Patents for Beginners defines what a patent is and what it can do for you. Step by step, it explains how to:

  • use basic patent principles
  • document an invention
  • conduct a patent search
  • acquire patent rights
  • "read" an application
  • determine patent ownership
  • analyze disputes
  • find patent information
  • interpret international patent law

    Nolo's Patents for Beginners provides sample forms and letters, resources and a glossary of terms. This edition is completely revised to cover all changes in patent case law and updated regulations for inventors applying for a patent.

  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA :, Nolo,, 2015.
    Edition: 8th edition.
    ISBN: 9781413321524
    Characteristics: 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
    Additional Contributors: Stim, Richard - Author
    Alternative Title: Patents for beginners


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