217
Index
publishing, 116
statutory classes, 42
summary, 147
fide, 145
utility, 40
Inventor
definition of, 158
independent, definition of, 164
joint, 159
sole, 159
Inventorship, 93, 158
incorrect, 93
Investors, 188
Issue fee, 26
Issue fee due, 179
Joint inventor,
see
Inventor, joint
Junior party,
see
Interference, junior
party
Keyword search,
see
Search, keyword
Knowledge, public, 110
Laboratory notebook, 84, 87
disadvantage to keeping, 94
guidelines for keeping, 88
reasons for keeping, 91
recording failures, 107
Lanham Act, 6
Libraries, 100
License
exclusive, 196
nonexclusive, 196
royalty free, 132
Licensee, 195
Licensing, 122, 187, 188
Licensor, 195
Literal infringement,
see
Infringement, literal
Literature search, conducting,
see
Search, literature, conducting
Literature
technical, 98
U.S. patent, 98
M.P.E.P.,
see
Manual of Patent
Examining Procedure
Machines, 42
Maintenance fee, 180
Manual of classification,
see
Classification, manual
Manual of Patent Examining
Procedure, 58
Manual search,
see
Search, manual
Market clearance, 24, 192
Marketing the invention,
see
Invention, marketing
Mathematical algorithms, 46
Mental processes, 40, 46
Microfiche appendix, 146
Mind, product of, 2
Multiple dependent claims, 141
NAPE
see
National Association of
Patent Practitioners
National Association of Patent
Practitioners, 130
National stage, 63
National stage filing, 60
Nonobviousness, 51,
56,
133, 137-
139
Nonprofit organization, 166
Nonsecret prior art,
see
Prior art,
nonsecret
Notice of allowance, 26, 179

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