4. A Short Summary of Intellectual Property

  1. Joseph P. Kennedy,
  2. Wayne H. Watkins and
  3. Elyse N. Ball

Published Online: 2 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch4

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers

How to Cite

Kennedy, J. P., Watkins, W. H. and Ball, E. N. (2012) A Short Summary of Intellectual Property, in How to Invent and Protect Your Invention: A Guide to Patents for Scientists and Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118410103.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118369371

Online ISBN: 9781118410103

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Keywords:

  • intellectual property and intangible creations;
  • copyright, promoting creativity by special rights;
  • patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks;
  • utility patent, commonly issued patent;
  • trade secrets, confidential formulas/practices/know-how

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Patents

  • Trade Secrets

  • Copyrights

  • Trademarks and Servicemarks

  • Other Types of Intellectual Property