Patent Searching

Author: David Hunt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118429257
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whether you're a patent examiner, patent attorney, commercial patent searcher, patent liaison, IP librarian, law professor, or competitive intelligence analyst, you'll find Patent Searching: Tools and Techniques to be just the guide you have been waiting for, with a range of approaches to patent searching that will be useful to you regardless of your technical expertise or role in the intellectual property community.

Project Management in Product Development

Author: George Ellis
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 012802559X
Format: PDF
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Project Management in Product Development: Leadership Skills and Management Techniques to Deliver Great Products is written for new and aspiring project managers in product development. Although texts on project management are common, the material presented here is unique, instead focusing on product development, a challenging segment of project management because of the high level of uncertainty, the need for a robust set of problem-solving techniques, and a demand for broad cross-functional teams. The book also focuses on more than just project management techniques, including a thorough treatment of transformational and transactional leadership. Other topics covered include problem-solving techniques, development, and continuous improvement of processes required in product development, risk recognition and management, and proper communication with mangers and other stakeholders. Finally, project management techniques used in product development are presented, including the critical path method, scrum and XP, and Kanban/lean project development, along with the strengths and weaknesses of each. Provides ways to successfully manage product development projects by teaching traditional and advanced project management techniques like Gantt, CPM, Agile, Lean, and others Covers transformational and transactional leadership, how to create a vision and engage the team, as well as tactics on how to manage a complex set of tasks Uses a practical, common sense approach to the day-to-day activities of a project manager, including project planning, project process development, problem-solving, project portfolio management, reporting, and more Presents a thorough comparison of popular project management tools Includes many examples, cases, and side-bars that are included throughout the book

A Guide to Writing as an Engineer

Author: David F. Beer
Publisher:
ISBN: 1119285968
Format: PDF, Docs
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The purpose of the Beer/McMurrey book is to give engineering students and engineers a brief, easy to use guide to the essentials of engineering writing. Appropriate for use as a supplement to an existing course, or as a resource for an introduction to engineering course that includes writing as one of its components, the Beer/McMurrey book will give engineers the basics of writing reports, specifications, using electronic mail and computers without trying to be an exhaustive survey of all kinds of technical writing.

Current Challenges in Patent Information Retrieval

Author: Mihai Lupu
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662538172
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This second edition provides a systematic introduction to the work and views of the emerging patent-search research and innovation communities as well as an overview of what has been achieved and, perhaps even more importantly, of what remains to be achieved. It revises many of the contributions of the first edition and adds a significant number of new ones. The first part “Introduction to Patent Searching” includes two overview chapters on the peculiarities of patent searching and on contemporary search technology respectively, and thus sets the scene for the subsequent parts. The second part on “Evaluating Patent Retrieval” then begins with two chapters dedicated to patent evaluation campaigns, followed by two chapters discussing complementary issues from the perspective of patent searchers and from the perspective of related domains, notably legal search. “High Recall Search” includes four completely new chapters dealing with the issue of finding only the relevant documents in a reasonable time span. The last (and with six papers the largest) part on “Special Topics in Patent Information Retrieval” covers a large spectrum of research in the patent field, from classification and image processing to translation. Lastly, the book is completed by an outlook on open issues and future research. Several of the chapters have been jointly written by intellectual property and information retrieval experts. However, members of both communities with a background different to that of the primary author have reviewed the chapters, making the book accessible to both the patent search community and to the information retrieval research community. It also not only offers the latest findings for academic researchers, but is also a valuable resource for IP professionals wanting to learn about current IR approaches in the patent domain.

Evolving IP Marketplace

Author: Suzanne Michael
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437982840
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This report recommends improvements to two areas of patent law policies affecting how well a patent gives notice to the public of what technology is protected and remedies for patent infringement. The report provides valuable insights on how courts can reform the patent system to best serve consumers. It recognizes that patents play a critical role in encouraging innovation, but it also observes that some strategies by patent holders risk distorting competition and deterring innovation. This is especially true for activity driven by poor patent notice, and by remedies that do not align the compensation received by patent holders for infringement with the economic value of their patented inventions. This is a print on demand report.

Die 4 Stunden Woche

Author: Timothy Ferriss
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 3843704457
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA- Management by Absence- und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

Biodesign

Author: Stefanos Zenios
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521517427
Format: PDF
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Recognize market opportunities, master the design process, and develop business acumen with this 'how-to' guide to medical technology innovation. Outlining a systematic, proven approach for innovation - identify, invent, implement - and integrating medical, engineering, and business challenges with real-world case studies, this book provides a practical guide for students and professionals.

Patent Freedom to Operate Searches Opinions Techniques and Studies

Author: Austen Zuege
Publisher: American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law
ISBN: 9781634259095
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introduction -- The basics of patent law -- Patent intelligence needs -- Organizing and structuring an FTO study -- Project management -- Patent searching -- Analysis of patent search results -- Risk management -- Presenting, preserving, and protecting information and deliverables

An introduction to U S patent searching

Author: Susan Ardis
Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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Briefly traces the history of patents, describes the patent document, and discusses the organization of the U.S. patent files and how to search them