Essentials of Patents

By Andy Gibbs; Bob Dematteis | Go to book overview
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Index

A
abandonment, 14, 15, 60–62, 105, 171, 175,
Administrative office action, 77, 79, 80, 88, 89
Ambassadors, engineers as, 133, 138
American Inventor Protection Act (AIPA), 85, 86
Antitrust, 11, 12, 19, 176
Application for patent:
accelerate, 83
costs, 83, 170, 248
make special, 81–82
non-provisional, permanent, 78, 80, 83, 230, 231
PCT & foreign, 84, 87, 172, 174, 175, 231
provisional. See provisional patent application
published, 82, 85, 86
Approval systems, 144, 137, 152
Art and science, 155, 183
Asset:
acquisition of, 183
creation, 157, 162
intangible, 20, 55, 155–162, 165–169, 191, 211, 216, 245–253, 259–261
management, 158, 180, 209–213, 227, 246–249
protecting, 197, 229
reporting, 20, 156
tangible, 156, 164, 166, 211
valuation, 161, 195, 216, 237, 261
Assignment, 18, 151, 197–199, 205, 243, 250
Attorney
contingency, 46
corporate, 27, 181, 199, 218, 221, 227–231, 241, 253
patent, 3, 38, 53, 60, 67, 169–172, 180, 181, 222, 227–229
tax, 166

B
Biotech, 31, 32, 115, 168, 175
Black-Scholes Model, 184
Board of Patent Appeals. See patent appeals court
Borrowing power, 157, 163
Bottlenecks, 129, 135, 139, 144
Budget:
determines strategy, 174
employee recognition, 202, 205
limitations, 50, 51
litigation, 186, 252
impact, 32, 74, 53, 170
IPAM software, 182, 214, 248
patent, 51, 53, 155, 167–174, 230
planning, 173, 174, 248
reduction, 30, 132, 157
Business ratios:
cost/benefit, 258
intangible asset value to market value, 151, 259
internal inventions/suggestions versus adoption, 260
submission acceptance ratio, 255
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 162, 196, 213, 227, 229, 233, 243–261
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), 55, 155–170, 174, 175, 186, 213, 252, 259
Chief Information Officer (CIO). See manager, IT
Claims:
antitrust, 11, 19
dependent, 38
independent, 38, 91, 171
liability, 147
of infringement, 19, 86, 90, 219, 222, 231, 234, 235
patent, 67, 70–78, 82, 89–92, 94, 182, 220

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