Patents and Trademarks Explained for Lay Persons

October 2004
Welding Journal;Oct2004, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p87
Trade Publication
Features the catalog "Patents and Trademarks Plain and Simple," by Michael H. Jester, which is intended to help inventors and small business owners determine what is and is not patentable, how to do patent searches and avoid patent infringement problems and how and when to consult an attorney.


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