Patent, Copyright & Trademark

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Nolo Press, 1997 - Intellectual property - 437 pages
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Written for writers, programmers, publishers, musicians, inventors and anyone else who needs to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this book provides:
-- an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law
-- straightforward explanations of the scope of protection each device offers
-- clear, concise definitions of the terminology in use with contextual examples
-- cutting edge definitions of new terms spawned by the Internet
-- sample non-disclosure agreements and patent, copyright and trademark forms

Includes the newest terms, statutes and legal developments, as well as references to helpful intellectual property resources and web sites.

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Contents

How Intellectual Property Law Works
Patent Law 185
More SelfHelp Intellectual Property Resources 8
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Stephen R. Elias is an attorney and former associate publisher at Nolo, as well as current President of the National Bankruptcy Law Project. He is the author of many Nolo books, including recently The New Bankruptcy. Other titles include Special Needs Trusts and How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. He is also one of the original authors/designers of Nolo's bestselling WillMaker software. Steve holds a law degree from Hastings College of Law and was a practicing attorney in California, New York and Vermont before joining Nolo. He has been featured in such major media as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Good Morning America, 20/20, Money magazine, and more.

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