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Patents, Copyrights & Trademarks For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-50770-4
E-book
384 pages
March 2009
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Introduction.

Part I: Corralling Your IP Assets: Intellectual Property Basics.

Chapter 1: Marshalling Your IP Tools.

Chapter 2: Fencing In the Herd.

Chapter 3: Calling in the Cavalry and Picking Up the Tab.

Chapter 4: Trade Secrets: Often-Overlooked IP Tools.

Part II: Going for the Gold: Patenting Your Product.

Chapter 5: Understanding Patents and How They Work.

Chapter 6: Testing the Patent Water Before You Dive in.

Chapter 7: Hoping It Ain’t There: The Patent Search.

Chapter 8: Preparing Your Patent Application.

Chapter 9: Filing Your Patent Application.

Chapter 10: Wrestling with the Patent Examiner.

Chapter 11: Reeling In the Prize: Getting Your Patent Issued.

Part III: Asserting Your Copyrights.

Chapter 12: If It’s Got Style, You’ve Got Copyrights.

Chapter 13: Untangling Ownership Issues.

Chapter 14: Giving Your Copyright Fangs.

Part IV: Protecting Your Commerical Identity.

Chapter 15: Flashing Your Badge.

Chapter 16: Coining the Next Household Name.

Chapter 17: Searching for Name Availability.

Chapter 18: Establishing and Registering Your Commercial Identifier.

Part V: Making Your IP Rights Work for You.

Chapter 19: All Abroad: Protecting Your IP Rights in Other Countries.

Chapter 20: Making ’Em Pay: Licensing Your IP Rights.

Chapter 21: Catching Them Rustlers (Infringers).

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 22: Ten Most Common IP Misconceptions.

Chapter 23: Ten Patent Application Pitfalls.

Chapter 24: Ten Practical Copyright FAQs.

Chapter 25: The Ten Worst Naming Blunders.

Appendix: How to Use the CD-ROM.

Index.

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