By Alexander Poltorak, Paul Lerner
ESSENTIALS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in intellectual property. "Alexander Poltorak and Paul Lerner have written the definitive primer on intellectual property for business professionals. Thorough in its coverage and understandable in its delivery, Essentials of Intellectual Property provides not only an outstanding summary of intellectual property basics, but a useful and sensible strategy for using intellectual property to the best needs of a business. Poltorak and Lerner have combined their in-depth knowledge of patent law with their savvy business skills to yield an indispensable reference for the business professional." -Jeffrey L. Brandt, Patent Attorney, Former Senior Vice President and Intellectual Property & Licensing Counsel, priceline.com "Alex Poltorak and Paul Lerner have pulled off a mighty feat with Essentials of Intellectual Property. They have crafted a work that is clear for the beginning practitioner while nuanced and sophisticated for the savvy tech transfer and IP management veteran. Lively and often witty writing is a treat not often found in tomes on what can be a dry subject. With Essentials of Intellectual Property, the practitioner has a new literary tool for tying IP strategy to the business reality of tomorrow." -Edward Kahn, Founder and President, EKMS, Inc., Cambridge, MA "This critically important new volume of work not only provides the professional with a greater knowledge of this vast subject, but also the novice with a better understanding and appreciation for the results of their creative abilities." -Lawrence J. Udell, Executive Director, California Invention Center Professor of New Ventures and Entrepreneurship The Wiley Essentials Series-because the business world is always changing...and so should you.