9. The Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Creating Business in Optical Metrology

  1. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Osten1 and
  2. Dr. Nadya Reingand2
  1. Dr. Nadya Reingand

Published Online: 23 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527648443.ch9

Optical Imaging and Metrology: Advanced Technologies

Optical Imaging and Metrology: Advanced Technologies

How to Cite

Reingand, N. (2012) The Role of Intellectual Property Protection in Creating Business in Optical Metrology, in Optical Imaging and Metrology: Advanced Technologies (eds W. Osten and N. Reingand), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527648443.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Universität Stuttgart, Institut für Technische Optik, Pfaffenwaldring 9, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany

  2. 2

    CeLight Inc., 12200 Tech Rd., Ste. 200, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA

Author Information

  1. CeLight Inc., 12200 Tech Rd., Ste. 200, Silver Spring, MD 20904, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527410644

Online ISBN: 9783527648443

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Keywords:

  • patents;
  • intellectual property;
  • IP protection;
  • international intellectual property;
  • IP in academia;
  • university IP;
  • invention commercialization;
  • bringing invention to the market

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Intellectual Property Relevant to Optical Metrology

  • What Kind of Business Does Not Need IP Protection?

  • Does IP Protect Your Product from Counterfeiting?

  • Where to Protect Your Business?

  • International Patent Organizations

  • Three Things Need to Be Done Before Creating Business

  • Ownership Clarification

  • Patent Filing

  • Commercialization

  • Conclusions

  • References