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The Wiener-Rogers Law Library in the William S. Boyd School of Law has patent law and process resources. Located on the third floor of the BSL building on the Maryland Campus of UNLV https://www.law.unlv.edu/law-library . Lied Library (LLB) also has a few titles. Click on the title of the books below to see where they are located.
Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself! If you're trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make Patent Drawings you'll be able to complete this crucial step and create a patent drawing that complies with the strict rules of the USPTO. This book is a good companion for Patent It Yourself. The 7th edition is completely updated to reflect recent changes to patent law and the newest advances in technical drawing. It includes all necessary forms with step-by-step instructions.
For 30 years, Patent It Yourself has guided hundreds of thousands of inventors through the process of getting a patent, from start to finish. Patent attorneys David Pressman and Thomas J. Tuytschaevers provide the latest information, forms, and clear instructions to help you: conduct a patent search the right way evaluate your idea's commercial potential file a provisional patent application to get "patent pending" status prepare a patent application focus on your patent application's claims respond to patent examiners get your drawings done right protect your rights in foreign countries deal with infringers, and market and license your invention. Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition explains the latest implications of recent federal patent law reform.
Attorney David Pressman and updater Thomas Tuytschaevers take you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you: determine if you can patent your invention understand patent law evaluate the commercial potential of your idea perform your own patent search file a provisional patent application prepare a formal patent application respond to patent examiners amend an application enforce and maintain your patent market and license your invention Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, this edition provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date discussions of the new "first to file" rule, which has to revolutionized patent law.
License your invention without the risk -- protect your idea You've got a great idea and are ready to strike it rich. But finding a company you can trust, hashing out a fair licensing deal, then watching your idea hit the marketplace--well, you'll need help. Turn to Profit From Your Idea. It will help you negotiate and draft a licensing agreement that will protect your interests. In the end, you'll know all about: the licensing process your intellectual property rights ownership issues for inventor-employees working with licensing agents protecting confidential information finding potential licensees licensing overseas showing your invention safely negotiating your agreement reviewing changes to an agreement Disclosing your invention requires a balancing act: Presenting the best aspects of your invention while protecting the confidential aspects of your work. Use Profit From Your Idea to help you effectively maintain the necessary balance and minimize the risks of disclosure. The fully updated edition comes complete with the current licensing law and patent rules, as well as includes brand new FAQs, many from the author's popular blog, Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog.