Detailing how intellectual property affects industry, politics, cultural expression, and medical research, Aram Sinnreich takes a multidisciplinary approach to uncover what's behind the current debates and what the future holds for copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
Patent Fundamentals for Scientists and Engineers provides a detailed analysis and description of the new patent law and how it will affect engineers. All chapters have been updated and include new sidebar case studies.
The best place to learn about American patents and trademarks; the patent and appeals process ; the history of the USPTO; and the enforcement of intellectual property laws. Patents may be searched easily on this site by boolean keyword, patent number, inventor name, classification, and/or patent date, but the acquisition of patent images is often problematic and frustrating. Patents from 1790-1975 may be searched only by issue date, patent number, and US Classification.