Intro history patents ip us ip law laws are codied

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Unformatted text preview: re 2: Institutions, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Intro History Patents IP US IP law Laws are codi…ed into a set of books which are organized in topics. US patent law is in volume 35 US copyright law is in volume 17 Laws are enacted by the US Congress & court cases are federal. The US constitution grants the right to create patents & copyrights to Congress & the states cannot create con‡icting rights. The US Patent & Trademark O¢ ce (PTO) is a government agency that screens the applications for patents before the right is granted. www.uspto.gov Lecture 2: Institutions, Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Evangelia Chalioti c A ll rights reserved. Intro Lecture 2: Institutions, History Econ483: Econ of Innovation & Technology, Patents Evangelia Chalioti IP c A ll rights reserved. Intro History Patents IP Patents A patent gives its owner the right to sue for infringement anyone who makes, uses, sells, o¤ers, imports or o...
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