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Review A clear overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law, with plain-English definitions of legal terms. You will also find the full text of important statutes''? Houston Chronicle ''A good basic general text on the subject of intellectual property. As manufacturing companies in general, especially small to medium size companies, in the U.S., tend to be sloppy about protecting their intellectual property, this should be must reading for whoever is the corporate head bean counter.''? George H. Morgan, Patent Agent of Morgan and Associates - ''In the usual straightforward, easy-to-understand Nolo fashion, the book provides an overview of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law.''. Orange County Registar ?Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Desk Reference covers the recent ?America Invents Act? and explains all the basics of the latest patent, copyright and trademark laws, appearing in its 12th updated edition to provide any reference library with an outstanding survey of legal rights and work. ?From explanations of the scope and intent of copyright protection laws to the latest intellectual laws, this goes beyond definition and offers through insights on legal applications from protecting trade secrets to trademark laws and applications. Any general or legal lending library should consider this a ?must have? reference.? The Midwest Book Review '' A reliable, easily comprehended introduction to intellectual property law. '' Library Journal Read more From the Back Cover A plain-English guide to intellectual property lawWhether you are in the world of business or creative arts, you need to understand the laws that govern your work. But given the convoluted terminology that surrounds patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights, this isn?t easy. Enter, Patent, Copyright & Trademark, which explains:? what legal rights apply to your work ? how the new ?America Invents Act? works? the scope of copyright protection? an overview of trademark law? what trade secret law protectsHere, you?ll find plain-English definitions of intellectual property law terms, straightforward explanations of how intellectual property law affects online content?and much more. Read more See all Editorial Reviews