Unformatted text preview: (4) Business Method Patent : Investigate a business method patent [or software patent] of your choice. Get a copy of the patent. Identify the important parts of the patent using checklist provided. (5) Prior-Art 2 : Obtain a copy of any patent. This may be one of the ones you selected in #1, #3 or #4 above OR any other ‘recent’ patent (i.e. issued within last 10 years). Then get a copy of at least two prior-art-patents that your patent cites. In addition, get a copy of at least one patent that cites your patent as a ‘prior-art’ reference. Write a (one page) report comparing the ‘evolution’ of the invention through the issued patents. **For each assignment: Turn-in a copy of all patents along with any reports or checklists. ITCS-4161 students: Do any one (1) of the above (#1 – #5). ITCS-5161 students: Do any three (3) of the above (#1 – #5). **Due dates will be announced during the second week of classes....
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