Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide to Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets

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Index
abandonment, of trademarks, 29, 57–58, 59
acquired distinctiveness (secondary meaning), 23, 25, 26, 43
administrative departments, intellectual property of, 8–9
advertising
false, 212–213, 216
puffery, 212–213
spamming and, 151
trademarks of others in, 213
truth in, 140
Aetna Insurance Company, 227
Affidavit of Incontestability, 57
Affidavit of Use, 56, 61–62
agreements, written, see contracts; written agreements
Allen, Woody, 215
alphanumeric marks, trademarks on, 20
Amazon.com, 159, 189
American Association of University Professors, 140
American Bar Association, 215
American Intellectual Property Association, 163
American Inventors Protection Act of 1999, 160
American Library Association, 136
American Red Cross, 24
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), 100
America Online, 150
Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection
Act of 1999, 75, 78–80
Apple, 26–27
application for copyright, 109–115
application forms, 110–112, 116–117
correcting, 115
deposit material in, 112–113, 138
examination of, 114–115
fees in, 5, 94, 105, 109, 112, 113, 114, 115, 120
filing, 112–113
information required in, 110–112
searching in, 109–110, 114
special handling, 114
application for patent, 162–172
amendment of, 168–169
applicant in, 164–165
business method patent, 189–190
continuation application, 169
correcting, 170
design patent, 172
examination of, 159, 167–170
fees in, 6, 159, 165, 167, 168, 170, 17
interference action, 169–170, 171
issuance of patent, 170
joint, 165, 173
nonprovisional, 165
notice of allowance, 170
patent marking, 171
plant patent, 172
provisional, 165
publication of, 164
searching in, 161, 162–163
specification in, 166–167, 168–169, 181–182
timing of, 155
utility patent, 155, 161, 162–172
application for trademark, 33–46
contents of, 36–40
examination of, 42–46
fees in, 4, 39, 49, 61
filing, 40–41
foreign, 34
intent-to-use, 33–34, 39–40, 47, 48,
joint, 36
sample application, 50–51
searching in, 28–31, 57
specimens in, 40, 41, 43, 47, 56
types of applications, 33–34
use-based, 34, 36–39, 40, 48, 61

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