Patents Handbook

Patents Handbook

A Guide for Inventors and Researchers to Searching Patent Documents and Preparing and Making An Application

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McFarland Publishing
This work first provides a general overview of the U.S. patent system, covering such issues as the patent document and patent infringement. The requirements of the invention and the conditions for patentability are discussed, with a focus on the patent application and the approval process. Major patent offices and international patent treaties are next examined, providing a full description of both the U.S. and international patent and classification systems. Methods for searching patent documents, the requirements of a reference, and general patent rights are discussed.

Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©1995
ISBN: 9780786443215
Branch Call Number: 346.0486 CARR
Characteristics: xiv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes: Includes index


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