Links for Intellectual Capital and Its Protection, 45-886
Prof. Shamos, Minisemester III (1999)
The links below provide a broad supplement to the course reading materials and classes. Using them you can read cases, perform your own patent search, peer at statutes and regulations and in general immerse yourself in the field. The list will be amended and augmented as the course progresses. You may also want to consult the course glossary for terms directly relevant to the syllabus.
Copyright & Fair Use. (Stanford University) An entire site devoted to the fair use provision of the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 107.
U.S. Copyright Law
General Intellectual Property and Legal SourcesFranklin Pierce Law Center Intellectual Property Mall. The Franklin Pierce Law School specializes in intellectual property.
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (F.R.C.P)
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
Patent, Copyright, Trademark and Trade Secret Information from Nolo Press
The U.S. House of Representatives Internet Law Library: Intellectual property
Army Knowledge Online: Leveraging The Intellectual Capita Of America's Army". A fascinating presentation on IC in the military.
Financial Institutions Call for a New Focus on Relevance, Transparency and Credibility in Financial Reporting. Best Practices, LLC (1998)
Brinker, Barry, Intellectual Capital: Tomorrows
Asset, Todays Challenge (1998).
Federal courts glossary of terms, by Arthur Ahalt
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
European Patent Office
Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department
Japanese Patent Office
UK Patent office General
Basic Facts About Patents. Information provided by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Materials on Patent Law for Non-Lawyers International
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (as revised in 1967). The treaty for establishing priority of applications among signatory nations.
Patent Cooperation Treaty (1971). The treaty that provides a vehicle for a single initial filing of an applications that is to be examined for patent in more than one country.
U.S. Patent Law
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (without Appendices). Procedures followed by U.S. Patent Examiners (hyperlink to ftp files containing the MPEP).
Patent Attorney and Agent Qualifications
Patent Attorneys and Agents Registered to Practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. A searchable roster of patent attorneys
U.S. Patent Classification System
Visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Information on PTO procedures, fees, telephone numbers, Official Gazette notices, announcements, hearing transcripts, and more.
TrademarkBasic Facts About Registering a Trademark. Information provided by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
Code of Federal Regulations, Part 37. Rules of practice in patent and trademark cases.
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property. The treaty for establishing priority of applications among signatory nations.
Pennsylvania trademark statute, 54 P.S. 1101 et seq.
U.S. Supreme Court Trademark Cases. U.S. Supreme Court opinions in trademark cases (since 1990).
U.S. Trademark Act (Title 15, United States Code [Lanham Act]). Statute dealing with Federal registration and enforcement of trademarks GATT 1994 (including the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property)
ValuationThe Measurement and Management of Intellectual Capital. IFAC Quarterly (Oct. 1998)
Measuring intellectual assets. Essay by the Montague Institute
Partane, Timo. Intellectual Capital
Accounting: Some Steps Toward a Conceptual Framework for the Valuation of Intangible
Assets. Masters Thesis (Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration,
Note: the books listed below are relevant to intellectual capital, but are not necessarily recommended by the instructor.
Allee, Verna, The Knowledge Evolution : Expanding Organizational Intelligence. ButterworthHeinemann (1997).
Brooking, Annie, Corporate Memory : Strategies for Knowledge Management (Intellectual Capital Series). International Thompson Business Press (1998).
Brooking, Annie, Dream Ticket : Corporate Strategy With Intellectual Capital (Intellectual Capital Series). International Thompson Business Press (1998).
Cortada, James W. (ed.), Rise of the Knowledge Worker (Resources for the Knowledge-Based Economy). ButterworthHeinemann (1998).
DiBella, Anthony J., et al., How Organizations Learn : An Integrated Strategy for Building Learning Capability (Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series). Jossey-Bass (1997).
Edvinsson, Leif & Malone, Michael S., Intellectual Capital : Realizing Your Company's True Value by Finding Its Hidden Roots. Harperbusiness (1997).
Fruin, W. Mark. Knowledge Works : Managing Intellectual Capital at Toshiba (Japan Business and Economics Series). Oxford (1997)
Haskell, Robert E., Reengineering Corporate Training : Intellectual Capital and Transfer of Learning. Greenwood Publishing Group (1998).
Imparato, Nicholas J. (ed.), Capital for Our Time : The Economic, Legal, and Management Challenges of Intellectural Capital. Hoover Institute Press (1998).
Klein, David A. (ed)., The Strategic Management of Intellectual Capital (Resources for the Knowledge-Based Economy). ButterworthHeinemann (1997).
Roos, Johann (ed.), Intellectual Capital : Navigating in the New Business Landscape. NYU Press (1998).
Skyrme, David, Measuring the Value of Knowledge. Business Intelligence Reports (1998).
Sullivan, Patrick A. (ed.), Profiting from Intellectual Capital : Extracting Value from Innovation (Intellectual Property Series). Wiley (1998).
Tobin, Daniel R., Transformational Learning : Renewing Your Company Through Knowledge and Skills. Wiley (1996).