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Researching The Early History Of The Patent Policy: Getting Started, Robert Berry Jan 2015

Researching The Early History Of The Patent Policy: Getting Started, Robert Berry

Library Publications

There are a lot of reasons to research the early history of American patent policy. It is an inherently interesting history that provides a framework making contemporary patent policy more comprehensible and a foundation for interpreting historic patent records. For students it provides an opportunity to become familiar with some of basic primary sources that are a staple of research into American history. Also, of course, questions may arise from time to time that can only be authoritatively answered by researching this history.

The approach described below seeks to balance comprehensiveness with feasibility, and emphasizes the importance of creating a ...


A Taste Of Armageddon: When Warring Is Done By Drones And Robots, Brian Stiltner Jan 2015

A Taste Of Armageddon: When Warring Is Done By Drones And Robots, Brian Stiltner

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

Discusses the increasing use of drones and weaponized robots. Argues that the international community must put firm ethical guidelines in place before the technology becomes rampant.


How To Create A Highly Distinctive Trademark: Orienting Patrons To Trademark Policy In Fifteen Minutes, Robert Berry Jan 2014

How To Create A Highly Distinctive Trademark: Orienting Patrons To Trademark Policy In Fifteen Minutes, Robert Berry

Library Publications

One of the challenges of assisting PTRC trademark patrons is to provide them with a brief overview of trademark policy that is both practical and engaging. One approach is to set aside 15 minutes to prioritize some of the most central aspects of trademark policy and to explain that, by understanding a few basic principles, they will find it much easier to design distinctive marks.


Patents As Business Intelligence Tools, Amy Jansen Jan 2014

Patents As Business Intelligence Tools, Amy Jansen

Library Publications

As most entrepreneurs and business owners can tell you, one of the most significant considerations that companies face is how to protect their work. Managing intellectual property is now integrated with overall business models and corporate strategy. For this reason, patents have become crucial strategic pieces in business and competitive intelligence in the twenty-first century. Having the right patents, and even more importantly, knowing how to use them can either bolster or harm a company. As technology and rapid advancements in innovation become the cornerstone of corporate success, companies’ research and development (R & D) and patent spending have become more ...


Small Business Strategies Series: Patents & Trademarks, Robert Berry Jan 2011

Small Business Strategies Series: Patents & Trademarks, Robert Berry

Library Publications

A November 14 2011 presentation by Robert Berry, Research Librarian and Patent and Trademark Resource Center representative for the Sacred Heart University Library.


Business Roundtable: Patents & Trademarks, Robert Berry Jan 2011

Business Roundtable: Patents & Trademarks, Robert Berry

Library Publications

An October 2011 presentation by Robert Berry, Research Librarian and Patent and Trademark Resource Center representative for the Sacred Heart University Library.