fall 2008 IP slides

fall 2008 IP slides - Intellectual Property Goals for Today...

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Intellectual Property
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Goals for Today Know the different types of IP Know what types of items (pharmaceuticals, company or product names, product appearance, music, written material) are protected by which type of IP Know why any of this matters in a business environment
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What can be owned/protected as IP? A story A song The name “Goobers” for candy A secret formula for making a soft drink A method of pushing a broom to clean a floor The design of a cheerleader’s uniform A mouse that gets cancer very easily The human DNA responsible for causing the disease sickle cell anemia
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Patents Based on U.S. Constitution: Article 1, Section 8: Congress shall have power… to promote the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.
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35 U.S.C.§101:
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