David A. Burge's scientific contributions

Publications (25)

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A Patent Viewed as a Contract Grant Misconceptions Monopoly Misconceptions Humanitarian Misconceptions A Negative Right Why Are Patents Obtained? Value of a Patent Benefits of a Patent System Brief History of Patent Models
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Documenting Conception Need for Witnesses Disclosure Format Use of Invention Notebooks Preparing a Disclosure for a Patent Attorney Documenting Diligence
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Selecting a Mark That Has No Federal Conflicts Protection Scope Depends on the Character of the Mark Avoiding Abandonment Selecting a Good Trademark Proper Trademark Use Trademark Marking Symbols and False Marking Other Markings Needed for Compliance with Federal Law Utilizing Trademark Rights to Prevent the Marketing by Others of Look-alike Produc...
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Eligibility for Federal Registration Categories of Federal Registration State Registration Registration Procedure Classification of Goods and Services The “Specimens” Boondoggle Patent and Trademark Office Procedure Maintaining a Registration in Force Working with an Attorney to Register Your Trademark Protecting Trademarks Abroad
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The Enhanced Role of Patents The Continuing Role of Copyrights The Separate Role of Trademarks Trade Secret Protection The Semiconductor Chip Protection Act
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Recognizing the Urgency Filing Provisional Applications Available Types of Utility Patent Protection Applying for Patent Protection Interferences in the Biotechnology Arts Foreign Patent Protection Trade Secret Protection The Need for Further Development of the Law
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Ideas, Inventions, and Patentable Inventions The Requirement of Statutory Subject Matter The Requirement of Originality of Inventorship The Requirement of Novelty The Requirement of Utility The Requirement of Nonobviousness Statutory Bar Requirements
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Comparison to Patents When and If a Copyright Comes into Existence Who Owns a Copyright Term of Copyright Protection Rights Held by a Copyright Owner Publication and Use of a Copyright Notice Deposit Requirements
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Preparing to Seek Assistance Submitting an Idea to a Manufacturer Invention Marketing Firms Seven Tips for the Independent Inventor Disclosure Documents
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State and Federal Jurisdiction The Nature of Trade Secrets Relationship to Patents Protecting the Secrecy of Trade Secrets Defenses and Remedies Employee Noncompetition Agreements
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Don't Reinvent the Wheel Patent and Trademark Office as an Engineering Library Searching as a Team Effort Communicating the Total Picture Avoiding Detrimental Delay Typical Services Choosing a Patent Attorney Use of In-house Counsel
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Need for Early Notice of Infringement Patent Marking False Marking Statutory Disclaimer Protest Reissue and Reexamination Enforcing Patents against Infringers Defenses to Patent Enforcement Outcome of a Suit Settling a Suit Declaratory Judgment Actions Failure to Sue Infringers Infringement by Government Alternative Resolution of Patent Disputes In...
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Knowing the Prior Art Keeping Abreast of the Patent Activities of Others Avoiding Infringement Protecting One's Own Developments Encouraging Employee Development Contributions Guarding Confidential Information
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Half Title Title Copyright Dedication Contents Preface
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Trademark Assignments Trademark Licensing Trademark Infringement Protecting Trade Dress Trademark Dilution Trademark Counterfeiting
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Plant Patents Certificates of Plant Variety Protection Utility Patent Protection
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Patentability Searches Putting the Invention in Proper Perspective The New Provisional Application Preparing the Utility Application Enablement, Best Mode, Description, and Distinctness Requirements Claims of a Nonprovisional Application Product-by-Process Claims Claim Format Executing the Application Patent and Trademark Office Fees Small Entity S...
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Interrelated Areas of Practice Governmental Agencies Involved Utility Patents Design Patents Plant Protections Trademarks Trade Names and Fictitious Names Copyrights Trade Secrets Know-how and Show-how Other Forms of Intellectual Property
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Why File a Design Patent Application? Basic Statutory Requirements Requirement of Ornamentality Novelty and Nonobviousness Requirements Embodiment in an Article of Manufacture Application Content The Drawings of the Design Application Patent and Trademark Office Procedure Infringement and Enforcement Design Patent and Copyright Law Overlap Design P...
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Deciding Where to Foreign File Need for a Foreign Filing License Benefits of Filing under the Paris Convention Patent Cooperation Treaty Filing European Patent Office Filing Canadian Filing Foreign Filing in Other Countries
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Relationship to Unfair Competition Relationship to Monopolies Relationship to Patents Relationship to Copyrights Relationship to Trade Names Types of Trademarks A Symbol of Goodwill Eligible Subject Matter Establishing Rights in a Trademark
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Patent Pending Secrecy of Pending Applications Expediting the Handling of an Application Duty of Candor Initial Review of Application Response to Office Action Renewed Examination following a Response Interviewing the Examiner Restriction and Election Requirements Double Patenting Rejections Patent Issuance Safeguarding the Original Patent Document...
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Recordal of Documents in the PTO Assignments Employee Agreement Assigning Invention Rights Prosecution of Application by Assignee Issuance of Assigned Patent to Assignee Shoprights Licenses in General Licenses and the Antitrust Laws Typical License Provisions Covenants Not to Sue
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Copyright Registration Registration Renewal and Termination of Transfers Infringement and Enforcement Fair Use Transfer of Copyright Rights Copyright Searches Copyright Protection Abroad