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Patent strategy for researchers and research managers

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  • Creator H. Jackson Knight
  • Format Books
  • Publication Third ed. Chichester, West sussex, United Kingdom : Wiley, 2013.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 9781118314289, 111831428X, 9781621984221, 1621984222, 9781118314272, 1118314271, 9781118314258, 1118314255, 1118314255, 9781118314265, 1118314263, 1118314271, 9780470057742, 0470057742, 9780470057759
  • OCLC ocn805892459

Notes

  • Includes index.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-213) and index.

Contents

  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Basic Intellectual Property Concepts -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Basic Patent Law Concepts -- 1.3. Patent Office Operations -- 1.4. Requirements for Obtaining a Patent -- 1.5. Types of Patents -- 1.6. Parts of a Patent -- 1.7. The Term of a Patent -- 1.8. Provisional Protection -- 1.9. Definitions of Commonly Used Terms -- 1.10. International Treaties -- 1.11. The Paris Convention -- 1.12. The Patent Cooperation Treaty -- 1.13. The European Patent Convention -- 1.14. The African Intellectual Property Organization -- 1.15. The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization -- 1.16. Eurasian Patent Convention -- 1.17. Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets -- 1.18. Other Resources -- 2. The Value of Patents -- 2.1. Exclusivity -- The Desired Goal -- 2.2. The Mechanics of Achieving Exclusivity in a Technology Area -- 2.3. Traps and Misconceptions -- What Patents Can't Do -- 2.4. The Informational Value of Patents -- 2.5. Assigning Value to Patents -- 2.6. Licensing of Patents -- 3. Developing a Strategy -- 3.1. Professional Help -- 3.2. Determining Whether or Not an Invention is Patentable -- 3.3. Defining Strategy -- 3.4. The Principles Behind the Strategy -- The Military Model -- 3.5. Developing a Patent Strategy Model -- 3.6. Developing a Patent Strategy for an Invention -- 3.7. Developing a Patent Strategy for a Series of Inventions -- 3.8. Developing a Strategy for an Existing Product -- 3.9. Developing a Strategy for Licensing Patents -- 3.10. Developing a Strategy for Handling a Potentially Adverse Patent -- 3.11. Developing a Strategy for Oddball Inventions -- 3.12. Dealing with Inventors When Patent Applications are Not Filed -- 3.13. Coordination of Other Strategies and Patent Strategy -- 4. Researching with Intellectual Property in Mind -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Characteristics of Prolific Inventors -- 4.3. Characteristics of Casual Inventors -- 4.4. The Inventive Process -- 4.5. Fostering Inventive Activity -- 4.6. Suggestions on How to Conduct Research for Stronger Patents -- 5. Infringement and Freedom to Operate -- 5.1. Types of Infringement -- 5.2. Avoiding Patent Infringement -- 5.3. Dealing with Infringers -- 5.4. Research Disclosures and Journal Articles -- 5.5. Published Patent Applications and Provisional Patent Coverage -- 6. Working with Attorneys, Agents, and Patent Liaisons -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Preparing for the Legal World -- 6.3. Actions to Take before Meeting with the Agent -- 6.4. Typical Working Arrangements with Agents -- 6.5. The Researcher's Responsibility for Technical Details -- 6.6. Aloofness -- 6.7. Experimentation for the Patent Application -- 6.8. Patent Liaisons and Other Intellectual Property Professionals -- 7. Disclosure and Filing Decisions -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. Controlling the Disclosure of Technology -- 7.3. The Filing Decision -- 7.4. Filing Globally -- 7.5.Compulsory Licensing -- 7.6. The Cost of Broadly Filed Patent Applications -- 7.7. The Legal Systems of Individual Countries -- 7.8. Techniques for Determining Which Countries will be of Value -- 7.9. World Growth and Economic Power -- 7.10. Templates -- 7.11. Timing of Application Filings -- 7.12. Global Experts -- 7.13. Agreement with Strategy -- 8. After the Filing -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. Anticipating the First Response from a Patent office -- 8.3. Modification of Claims -- 8.4. Research After the Filing -- 8.5. Maintaining Cohesion -- 8.6. Issuance and Maintenance of Patents -- 9. The Future of Intellectual Property Efforts

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