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Feb 28 2010 - Brown & Michaels, PC - Intellectual property- patents, trademark, copyright - Patents o Protect inventions o Limited time- cannot be renewed o Cannot be extended (usually) o Protect only that which is new in an invention (not as a whole) o Protect against others “making, using or selling”, whether copied or created independently o Must be registered patent attorney to represent clients in PTO o What can be patented? Method (process) Machine Article of manufacture Composition of matter (chemical) A new use for any of the above Design for an article of manufacture Certain plants - to be patentable, an invention must be novel, useful, and not obvious o novel- Before date of invention, not patented or known/used by others. Cannot be patented by another country. More than a year before you apply, not in public use or on sale. o Useful- has some utility - How do you get a patent? o
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course MGT 3360 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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