Case Number: 7-406-750, Year Published: 2006
HBS Number: KEL104
Intellectual Property, Patents, Invention Differentiation, Product Differentiation, Infringement, Validity, Trade Secrets, Innovation Incentives
The patent system is introduced to the non-legal professional by reviewing the historical justification for having a patent system and foundations of the U.S. patent system, contrasting patents with trade secrets, exploring invention requirements for obtaining a patent, and reviewing the patent application process, international patent protection, and the elements of infringement, validity, and enforcement through litigation.
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