Patent Basics Every Researcher and Engineer Should Know

Authored by: Robert M. Hansen

Thermoelectrics and its Energy Harvesting

Print publication date:  April  2012
Online publication date:  April  2016

Print ISBN: 9781439874707
eBook ISBN: 9781439874714
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b11891-28

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of intellectual property, focusing on elements of interest to engineers and scientists in the fields of thermoelectric materials and devices. Given the arcane and ever-changing nature of intellectual property laws around the world, this chapter cannot be an exhaustive reference. Rather, this chapter provides engineers and scientists with sufficient background information regarding intellectual property to enable them to appreciate the subject, recognize when legal assistance should be obtained to protect intellectual property, and assist legal counsel in identifying and documenting intellectual property. Note that no attorney−client relationship is established between the author and the reader, and the following are not intended to be legal advice.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.