How to invent and protect your invention : a guide to patents for scientists and engineers / Joseph P. Kennedy and Wayne H. Watkins with Elyse N. Ball.
By: Kennedy, Joseph Paul.
Contributor(s): Watkins, Wayne H | Ball, Elyse N | Wiley InterScience (Online service).Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xxi, , 226 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118410103; 1118410106; 9781118410066; 1118410068; 9781118410097; 1118410092.Other title: Guide to patents for scientists and engineers.Subject(s): Patent laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works | Inventors -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Patents -- United States | Inventions -- United States | Patent laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works | Inventors -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Patent laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works | Inventors -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Inventions | Inventors | Patent laws and legislation | Patents | United States | Patent laws and legislation / United States / Popular works | Inventors / United States / Handbooks, manuals, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Handbooks and manuals. | Popular works.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How to invent and protect your invention.DDC classification: 346.730486 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
The U.S. Patent System -- Origins of U.S. Patent Law -- How to Invent: Intellectual Aspects of Inventing -- A Short Summary of Intellectual Property -- Requirements of Patentability -- How does the Patent Process Work? -- Infringement and Freedom to Operate -- Biotechnology, Computer Software, and Business Method Patents -- Who is the Inventor? -- Ownership -- Translating Ideas into Economic Reward -- Foreign Patents -- Innovation -- Concluding Thoughts -- Appendix 1: Important Forms -- Appendix 2: Self-Assessment Questions.
Includes bibliographical references and index.