Protecting Trade Secrets, Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks

  • 746 Pages
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  • English
Aspen Law & Business Publishers
Intellectual property, copyright & patents, United States, Law, Legal Reference / Law Profession, Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Intellectual Property - General, Intellectual Pro
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Open LibraryOL7889810M
ISBN 100735511551
ISBN 139780735511552

"Provides an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law, as well as hundreds of definitions of related terminology." Orange County Register "This book provides clear, plain-English definitions of intellectual property terminology, including [those] spawned by the Internet."Cited by: 6.

This book presents a concise yet comprehensive discussion of the four key areas of intellectual property-copyrights,trademarks,patents and trade secrets. -- BizLife May a good overview of intellectual property and its impact on your business, this book is the one to by: 4.

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Protecting Your Business’ Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets by Bruce Barringer. The boom in technology-based industries has created enormous growth in the field of intellectual property.

The purpose of this book is to help companies understand what their intellectual property is and how to protect it. Attorney Bouchoux discusses trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets/5(4).

Patent protection allows you to stop anyone from making, using, or selling the invention; a trade secret owner can stop only those who acquire the secret improperly.

Patent protection generally entails about $5, to $10, of attorney fees to obtain; trade secret protection is relatively inexpensive. By: Jim Dossey, Patent Attorney, BS, MS, MBA It is often difficult to distinguish between different types of intellectual property. The chart below illustrates the key differences between patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade : Jim Dossey.

The fourth type of intellectual property, in addition to patents, trademarks, and copyrights, is trade secrets. Trade secrets consist of information and can include a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, Copyrights or process.

Unlike patents and copyrights, trademarks do not expire after a set term of years. Trademark rights come from actual “use” (see below).

Therefore, a trademark can last forever - so long as you continue to use the mark in commerce to indicate the source of goods and : Trademarks. The ____ Agreement establishes standards for international protection of patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

The _____ Protocol allows a U.S. company to register its trademark abroad by submitting a single application and designating in which other countries the trademark shall be registered.

This is a quirky little book that doesn't take itself too seriously while delivering a great amount of information in an efficient manner. It covers the basics of the five archetypes of intellectual property (utility patents, design patents, plant patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets)/5(16).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dorr, Robert C. Protecting trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks. New York: J. Wiley, ©   I was particularly pleased to see that trade secrets were covered well. Most business people do not realize that trade secret protection is often superior to that of copyrights, patents and trademarks.

But you have to follow the rules, or your trade secret isn't going to be considered by: 6. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dorr, Robert C.

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Protecting trade secrets, patents, copyrights, and trademarks. New York: Wiley Law Publications, © There is a difference between patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

Depending on the work you are trying to protect, you may use one or more of these intellectual property tools to protect your work.

Some of these tools are patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Intellectual property generally is viewed as comprising four separate but often overlapping types of property rights: trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. Trademarks.

The names, designs, slogans, or other devices by which a company identifies its products and services can be among the most valuable assets a company : Deborah E.

BOUCHOUX. description: Product Description: This comprehensive deskbook gives you a clear-cut approach to the complex laws, options, and issues affecting the protection of intellectual covers: federal and state regulations governing patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets; methods for integrated protection of products and services; international intellectual property.

Any patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets shown or described are the legal property of their respective owners unless stated otherwise.

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About. Identify trade secrets in your company. Mark them as “confidential.” You may have several levels of confidentiality. Make a list of key positions (not individual people) and the types of secrets they may have knowledge of. Control access to these secrets. Get agreements from key people. Trade Secrets.

Much like trademarks, a trade secret may remain in force as long as the secret does. In other words, as long as the business’ information is a part of what makes the company special/gives them a competitive edge and meets the definition of a trade secret (see above), it will exist.

What Type of Law Governs Each. Patents. A patent and a copyright are examples of intellectual property, but a trademark is not an example of intellectual property. those parts of the software that can be read by humans.

Creative Worx, Inc., develops, makes, and markets new computer programs for businesses and consumers. These four areas are: (1) patents, (2) copyrights, (3) trade secrets, and (4) trademarks. The area or areas available for protecting any particular type of intellectual property will depend upon Author: Sarika Choudhary.

"Business method" patents protect a specific way of doing business and the underlying computer codes, programs, and technology. copyrights b. patents c. trade secrets d. trademarks. patents. Intellectual property rights to "writings" in written and electronically-stored forms are protected by: b.

trademarks c. patents d. The intellectual property in software can be protected three ways: patents, copyrights and trade secrets.

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Patents protect "inventions" that are useful, nonobvious and novel, and must be approved. Book Description. This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Starting a Business (), by Bruce R.

Barringer. Available in print and digital formats. Failing to protect your intellectual property can destroy your business. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Author: Robert C.

Dorr. How to Keep Trade Secrets. The world of patents, copyrights, and trademarks includes trade secrets. Trade secrets can take many forms, such as your customer and supplier list, your next marketing campaign, a particular process or formula, or your finances.

How can you protect them. By using the tips in the following list. Copyrights, patents, and trademarks are all types of intellectual property which may be protected by law. The United States Constitution gives US Congress the power.

Patent Reexamination: A process conducted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on a patent that already has been issued in order to verify the claims and scope of the patent.

A patent. Enter attorney Deborah E. Bouchoux and her informative book, Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property. Packed with fascinating and illuminating examples, this book is a succinct, yet comprehensive discussion of the four key areas of intellectual property: trademarks * copyrights * patents * trade secrets.

Take O’Reilly online learning with you and learn anywhere, anytime on your phone or tablet. Download the app today and. Get unlimited access to books, videos, and live training; Never lose your place—all your devices are synced.In fact, it is quite common that companies protect other intellectual property types, such as patents and trademarks, with trade secrets before they receive formal pro­tections from the government.

Second, unlike copyrights, trade secrets can cover functional items or items of util­ity, such as a chemical formula or a method to solve a.The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available.

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