Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Free Course of the Day: Understanding Patent Basics

This free online course explains the differences between patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Although there may be some similarities among these kinds of intellectual property protection, they are different and serve different purposes. This course will help you understand the role of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

The role of the USPTO is to grant patents for the protection of inventions and to register trademarks. It serves the interest of inventors and businesses with respect to their inventions and corporate products, and service identifications. This course is designed as a primer on the topic, and as always, professional advice is encouraged. Content attributable to the US government.

Key Concepts: money, finance, strategy, patent, copyright

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