IPR Intellectual Property Rights, Patent Laws, Copyright Law, Case Law
Utility model laws are very similar to those granted by patent laws, but are more
suited to what may be considered as "incremental inventions".
Terms such as "petty patent", "innovation patent", "minor
patent", and "small patent" also fall within the definition of
Different terms used to define "utility model" are "petty
patent", "innovation patent", "utility innovation", "minor
patent", and "small patent".
The German and Austrian utility model is called the "Gebrauchsmuster", which
influenced some other countries such as in Japan. Meanwhile, the utility model in
Indonesia and Finland is called as "Petty Patent"
A utility model is a statutory monopoly granted for a limited time in exchange for an
inventor providing sufficient teaching of his or her invention to permit a person of
ordinary skill in the relevant art to perform the invention.
Property Stories 2005 (Paperback) (November 30, 2005)
by Jane C. Ginsburg (Editor), Rochelle Cooper Dreyfuss (Editor)
Intellectual Property Stories brings famous cases and case law to life by telling the
true, never-heard-before stories behind landmark Intellectual Property cases and case law.
Intellectual Property Stories is organized into six chapters, each drawing on case law in
patents, copyrights, trademarks, or unfair competition, to illustrate the problems
intellectual property law encounters. The works, inventions, and marks at issue in these
cases and case law vary widely.
Property Management : A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, Financiers, and Managers
(Hardcover) (March 6, 2006)
by Claas Junghans, Adam Levy, Rolf Sander (Contributor), Tobias Boeckh (Contributor), Jan
Dirk Heerma (Contributor), Christoph Regierer (Contributor)
This concise introduction to European patent law and global patent perspectives combines
the legal and economic perspectives to adopt a unique approach that serves both inventors
-- engineers and scientists -- as well as financiers and economists.
Written by experts with first-hand knowledge this book is completely up-to-date, taking
into account recent additions to European patent law, especially in the field of
biotechnology and genetics. While concentrating on the EU, the world perspective is
nevertheless represented, including US particularities. The result is a set of guidelines
allowing readers to develop a holistic patent strategy suitable for their specific needs.
For scientists, engineers, managers and financiers in the chemical industry.
This concise introduction to patent law and strategy combines legal, scientific and
economic perspectives to provide a thorough foundation in the subject. The result is a set
of guiding principles that allow readers to develop a holistic patent strategy aligned
with their needs, and those of both fledgling and established companies.
Written by experts with up-to-date and first-hand knowledge in the field, this book takes
a global view, with particular emphasis on recent modifications to European Law and the
particularities of US Law.
It is recommended as first reading for scientists, managers and financiers, as well as
providing patent agents and advisors with a balanced commercial perspective.