Intellectual Property Culture

Intellectual Property Culture : Strategies to Foster Successful Patent and Trade Secret Practices in Everyday Business

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This book is designed as a practical tool to help foment a business culture founded upon a working knowledge of and respect for IP, with particular attention to patents and trade secrets. It targets common issues that clients newer to IP can expect to face and suggests ways to navigate through the tangle of IP laws both in the United States and abroad. It is easy to navigate and uses plain English in its presentation of practice forms, business practice guidelines, and explanations of patent law. The book is designed to incorporate anecdotes from the author's "real-world" practice (as both a private practitioner working for institutional corporate clients at a large law firm and subsequently with his own boutique law practice), and where appropriate it makes liberal reference to statistics, actual and hypothetical case studies, and practical more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 566.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195338332
  • 9780195338331

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"Dobrusin and Krasnow have developed a remarkable guide to a complex issue, striking a good balance between the arcane and the practical and providing a rich toolbox for any executive interested in understanding and managing the huge asset that IP represents. A must-read in the global technology age." --Dominique Gimbert, L&L Products Group of Companies"Intellectual Property Culture provides a solid basis for understanding the critical legal and business issues surrounding intellectual property management. The book is a must-read for anyone involved in managing intellectual property for a business organization." --Norman Sims, Senior Patent Counsel, Dow Automotive Business unit, Dow Chemical Company"This book will serve as an excellent resource for attorneys tasked with overseeing a company's IP strategy, especially those new to a corporate/in-house position who must define the role and influence corporate strategies and metrics, as well as non-IP attorneys anshow more

About Eric Michael Dobrusin

Eric M. Dobrusin is a founder and shareholder in the law firm of Dobrusin & Thennisch, where he has concentrated his practice in patent counseling and strategic patent prosecution, primarily in the areas of materials science, chemistry, biomedical devices, plastics, automotive technology, and semiconductor device fabrication. He is also a former executive director of the National Patent Board. Ronald A. Krasnow is the Senior Vice President of intellectual property and Chief Patent Counsel at Relypsa, Inc., in Santa Clara, California, where he is responsible for all legal functions, including corporate, contract, and intellectual property. Previously he spent ten years as the Senior Vice President of intellectual property at Symyx Technologies, also in Santa Clara. He has also worked as a refinery engineer at Marathon Petroleum more

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