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Intellectual PropertyFall2009

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Intellectual Property By Wilmer Arellano Summer 2008
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Home Previous Next Help Overview Intellectual Property Patents What Can Be Patented?  Utility Patents Copyright What works are protected? Duration Copyright Trademarks and Service marks
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Home Previous Next Help References http://www.uspto.gov/ http://www.copyright.gov/ http://web.mit.edu/afs/athena.mit.edu/org/i/invent/h-c http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/index.php/Patent http://www.wfva.net/pdf/Basic%20US%20patent %20law--4%20Feb%202005%20presentation-- slides.pdf
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Home Previous Next Help Intellectual Property n : intangible property that is the result of  creativity (such as patents or trademarks or  copyrights) Source WordNet  ®  2.0,  ©  2003 Princeton  University
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Home Previous Next Help Intellectual Property Intellectual Property includes four different  kinds of rights:  Patent,  Copyright,  Trademark,  and Trade Secrets. Usually included under  unfair competition. 
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Home Previous Next Help Patents Federal regulation of Copyrights and  Patents: U. S. Constitution, Article 1, Sec. 8, Clause 8. “The 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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Home Previous Next Help Abraham Lincoln's Patent :  Improvement for Buoying Vessels Over Shoals
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Home Previous Next Help Patents A patent is a property right granted by the  Government of the United States of America to an  inventor “to exclude others from: making,  using,  offering for sale,  or selling the invention throughout the United States  or importing the invention into the United States”  for a limited time in exchange for public disclosure  of the invention when the patent is granted.  Not a grant to make
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Home Previous Next Help What Can Be Patented? Utility Patents, a ny new and useful: Process, The word “Process” is defined by law as a process, act  or method, and primarily includes industrial or technical  processes. Machine, The term “Machine” needs no explanation.  Manufacture, The term “Manufacture” refers to articles that are  made, and includes all manufactured articles.  or Composition of Matter, The term “Composition of Matter”  relates to chemical compositions and may include mixtures of  ingredients as well as new chemical compounds.  or any new and useful improvement thereof.
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