UNIT 4 2010-III-04

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Unformatted text preview: ENGR 4760U Ethics, Law and Professionalism for Engineers Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property 2K8-I-01 Dr. J. Michael Bennett, P.Eng., PMP UOIT Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Change Record s 2010-II-01 Initial Creation 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-2 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Course Outline 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. The Engineering Profession Ethics Engineering Law Intellectual and Industrial Property Conflict Resolution The Contracting Process Other Legal Issues for Professional Engineers Occupational Health and Safety Privacy Issues Legal Landmines in E-Commerce International Trade Environmental Laws and Regulations ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 2010-II-01 4-3 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Property Law Real Property – land and anything attached Real to land to s Personal Property – anything else s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-4 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Types of Property Real Property Personal Property Land Buildings Fixtures Tangibles Intangibles Fee Simple Oil, Mines, Min Rights Trade Secrets Intellectual Property Licenses, Royalties Copyrights ©Dr. Michael Bennett Patents Trade Marks Ind Design 2010-II-01 Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-5 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Tangible Property Has physical assets s Also called chattels s Books, cars, houses. stereos s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-6 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Intangible Property Trade secrets s Copyright (words, data on paper) s Patent (invention) s Trademark (business name or logo) s Industrial design (shape of industrial objects) s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-7 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Real Property s Derives from English Common Law x Government owns all the land. Then transfers Government ownership to various parties. Still retains ultimate rights (expropriation!) ultimate s Fee Simple Right x Freehold interest x You own it and can do almost anything with it You (excepting regulations of course) (excepting 4-8 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Multiple Parties Joint tenants s Tenancy in common s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-9 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Mines, Minerals, Oil and Gas Not included in fee simple rights! s Provincial and feds share s Rights are granted through licenses s Subsurface owner needs “surface lease” to Subsurface access underground access s Staking s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-10 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Property Boundaries s Lateral support x Cannot dig under your neighbour’s house s Riparian rights x Tidal or navigable waters are common 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-11 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Air Rights Are needed to prevent people from blocking Are views views s Need to have an agreement between the 2 Need parties parties s ROM and its overhang. Must “rent” from ROM the City of TO the s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-12 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property ROM Violation 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-13 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Registration of Real Properties Normally through a simple registry system Normally (such as Ontario and eastern provinces) (such s Western provinces use torrens system Western torrens s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-14 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Specific Property Rights Lease s Mortgage s Easement s Restrictive covenant (negative or positive) s License s Profit à prendre (harvesting trees) Profit s Construction lien s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-15 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Condominiums Corporation owns the walls and the Corporation common areas common s Owners owns the flat s Special legislation in each province s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-16 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Intellectual Property A set of bundled rights s Protects the expression of ideas s Federally defined (and internationally) s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-17 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Copyright Protects the expression of words and data in Protects original literary, musical, artistic works including programs including s Must show the work is original, is available Must to the public to s No registration needed. Just use the symbol No as s Protection lasts 50 years after the author’s Protection death death s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-18 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Patents Protect inventions s Invention must be new; useful, do what it Invention claims to do, must be inventive claims s Register with the Patent Office in Ottawa Register (costly and lengthy) (costly s Protection is 20 years from filing s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-19 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Provisional Patents “Patent applied for” s Holds the slot for 1 year s Much easier, cheaper to obtain s Blocks anyone else but cannot be extended Blocks beyond 15 months (1 year in USA) beyond s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-20 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Costs Preliminary checking $900 s Full search $1,500, $2,500 s Filing full application $500 + $400 s Preparation of patent app $3,500-8,000 s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-21 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Note You MUST file in each country s Most file in the USA s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-22 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Trade Marks Used to protect logos (Trade Marks Act) s Can also cover products or services or Can designs designs s Must be registered s Protection is for 15 years but can be Protection extended indefinitely extended s Funky Monkey- Cheeky Monkey flap s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-23 Unit 4 Intellectual and Industrial Property Industrial Design Industrial Design Act protects the shape of Industrial mass-produced items (toys, cars, computers, IPods) IPods) s Must be new, novel and not-completelyutilitarian s Protection 10 years s Integrated Circuits Act a specialized form Integrated of this of s 2010-II-01 ©Dr. Michael Bennett Ethics, Law and Professionalism Winter 2010 4-24 ...
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