From “prior art” to “palming off,” intellectual property law is rife with confusing terminology. Yet anyone who is a player in the information age, business world or creative arts needs to understand this language to deal intelligently with such issues as:
Patent, Copyright & Trademark provides the straightforward, plain-English information you need to:
Exhaustively updated, the 6th edition provides all-new information regarding the protection of idea submissions and fictional characters, new uses for end-user agreements, the failure of UCITA, the Supreme Court’s ruling in the “Victoria’s Secret” case—and much, much more! Also includes expanded information on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the effect of trademark law on domain names, and the use of names as trademarks.
About the Authors
Stephen R. Elias is the author of many Nolo titles, including Trademark: Legal Care for Your business & Product Name, Legal Research, and Domain Names: How to Choose & Protect a Great Name for Your Website.
Richard Stim is the author of several Nolo books, including License Your Invention, Music Law, and Getting Permission: How to License & Clear Copyrighted Materials Online & Off.