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Intellectual Property in Consumer Electronics, Software and Technology Startups

  • Gerald B. Halt, Jr.
  • John C. Donch, Jr.
  • Amber R. Stiles
  • Robert Fesnak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Overview of Intellectual Property Rights

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 3-23
    3. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 25-32
    4. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 33-52
    5. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 53-60
    6. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 61-66
    7. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 67-73
  3. Implementing Intellectual Property Practices, Procedures and Strategies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 77-84
    3. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 85-89
    4. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 91-102
    5. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 103-111
  4. Monetization of Intellectual Property Portfolios

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 115-131
    3. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 133-146
    4. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 147-159
    5. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 161-170
    6. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 171-175
    7. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 177-183
    8. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 185-198
    9. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 199-208
    10. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 209-216
    11. Gerald B. Halt Jr., Robert Fesnak, John C. Donch, Amber R. Stiles
      Pages 217-220
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 221-241

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a comprehensive guide to procuring, utilizing and monetizing intellectual property rights, tailored for readers in the high-tech consumer electronics and software industries, as well as technology startups.  Numerous, real examples, case studies and scenarios are incorporated throughout the book to illustrate the topics discussed.  Readers will learn what to consider throughout the various creative phases of a product’s lifespan from initial research and development initiatives through post-production.  Readers will gain an understanding of the intellectual property protections afforded to U.S. corporations, methods to pro-actively reduce potential problems, and guidelines for future considerations to reduce legal spending, prevent IP theft, and allow for greater profitability from corporate innovation and inventiveness.

• Offers a comprehensive guide to intellectual property for readers in high-tech consumer electronics, software and technology startups;
• Uses real case studies to illustrate concepts covered;
• Discusses most recent changes to the U.S. patent laws, such as the America Invents Act;
• Describes specifics of protections offered, as well as benefits and shortcomings of each type;
• Provides guidance on IP implementation, procedures for protecting IP and which types of protections are necessary.
 

Keywords

America Invents Act Intellectual Property Protection Intellectual Property for Electronic Systems Intellectual Property for Integrated Circuits Patent Protection

Authors and affiliations

  • Gerald B. Halt, Jr.
    • 1
  • John C. Donch, Jr.
    • 2
  • Amber R. Stiles
    • 3
  • Robert Fesnak
    • 4
  1. 1.Volpe and Koenig, P.C.PhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Volpe and Koenig, P.C.PhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Volpe and Koenig, P.C.PhiladelphiaUSA
  4. 4.Fesnak & Associates LLPBlue BellUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-7912-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-7911-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-7912-3
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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