CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Patents and Other Intellectual Property

Pressman, David
April 2011
Patent It Yourself (9781413313826);4/ 1/2011, p7
The article discusses patents and other intellectual property (IP) rights, as well as the various laws and regulations that govern them, particularly in the U.S. It cites the three types of patents, namely, utility patents, design patents and plant patents. Among the other patent issues that are examined are patent fees, scope of the patent, and the inventions that cannot be patented.


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