Chapter 14. Nanotechnology and the Intellectual Property Landscape

  1. Nigel M. de S. Cameron Ph.D. Director President Research Professor Associate Dean2 and
  2. M. Ellen Mitchell Ph.D. Director Senior Fellow Fellow3
  1. Julie A. Burger J.D. Assistant Director Legal Fellow,
  2. Marianne R. Timm J.D. Patent Attorney and
  3. Lori B. Andrews J.D. Distinguished Professor Director Associate Vice President chair

Published Online: 22 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch14

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century

How to Cite

Burger, J. A., Timm, M. R. and Andrews, L. B. (2007) Nanotechnology and the Intellectual Property Landscape, in Nanoscale: Issues and Perspectives for the Nano Century (eds N. M. d. S. Cameron and M. E. Mitchell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470165874.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Center on Nanotechnology and Society, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

  2. 3

    Institute of Psychology, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute for Science, Law, and Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law/Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

  1. This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under grant SES-0508321 and the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under Award Number DE-FG02-06ER64276.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470084199

Online ISBN: 9780470165874

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Keywords:

  • patent law and nanoinvention;
  • intellectual property system in nanotechnology development;
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)'s nanotechnology response

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Patent Law and Nanoinvention

  • The USPTO's Response to Nanotechnology

  • Conclusions