Patent Law for Paralegals provides a complete overview of patent law, practice, and procedures, in an organized, logical approach
Cutting-edge and pending legislation are provides a comprehensive yet practical guide to patent law. The arrangement of the topics facilitates thorough mastery of patent law and practice. Many useful features including charts, diagrams, glossary, key terms, and examples illustrate the points made. The manner in which patent rights arise, patent searches, the procedure to obtain a patent, length of patent protection, protection from infringement, and new and international developments are all covered in depth. In essence, the ""life cycle"" of a patent is covered, from discussion of what may be protected by patent through how to obtain and maintain a patent in force.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.