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designed as a practical reference source for both creators and users of intellectual property (ip), this book directs them towards the best of current thinking and practice in building and developing a cost-effective portfolio of rights.
"Nolo is recognized for its attention to legal accuracy and clarity, and in Patent, Copyright & Trademark]...the reputation is deserved." Journal of Government Information Written for programmers, publishers, artists, writers and others who need to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this clear and concise book provides: * an overview of patent, copyright and trade secret law * explanations of the protections each offers * clear definitions of IP terminology * sample legal forms The 6th edition provides the most up-to-date information available and provides the latest law and court decisions that affect how creators and businesspeople protect their intellectual property, .
The quickest way for someone to establish proof of creation of an invention is to file a provisional patent application (PPA), a shortened version of a patent application. This book takes readers step-by-step through the process of drafting and filing a PPA within 24 hours, explaining how to: - search for prior art- organize data- use charts and tables- create illustrations- assemble the PPAPatent Pending in 24 Hours also discusses the advantages and limitations of, and alternatives to, PPAs, and covers what happens after submitting one to the Patent and Trademark Office, including: - what happens if an invention is modified- whether an inventor needs a nondisclosure agreement when pitching a creation- how to mark an invention with "Patent Pending"