Essays Tagged: "Patents"

Oligopoly Markets in Australia

market include the financial resources needed to enter and such regulations from the government or patents.In this market, there is a high degree of differentiated products, and so with all of the ab ...

(1 pages) 136 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges


ed countries where genetically engineered disputes may ensue, the trend is total protection through patents and other regulatory and monitoring agencies. These problems come about from identification ...

(2 pages) 66 0 2.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Revolutionary Plastic - DVD"

6, followed by U.S. players in March, 1997. To produce DVD players, one needs to license a range of patents, owned by different companies. A number of these companies (Philips, Sony, Matsushita and To ... er of these companies (Philips, Sony, Matsushita and Toshiba) have decided to license the necessary patents through one licensing agent. Philips has been selected to take up this administrative role. ...

(2 pages) 72 0 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Biological patents and biopiracy.

rials.The most prominent type of intellectual property used in protection of biological material is patents. In order to be eligible for a patent, the invention must satisfy the three criteria of nove ... ing what these entities deem as useful material, they seek to secure their findings usually through patents, one of the different types of intellectual property rights. However, the patenting of these ...

(6 pages) 93 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Origins and misuse of the human genome project for a for profit basis only.

he sad part is that the only scientists that are making huge monetary gains are those that hold the patents to the genes sequences they discover. At this point in time the United States is the only co ... other way to make a fast buck.The United States Patent office needs to revise the way they hand out patents and what can be patented. The fact that some people have to pay for the access to their own ...

(2 pages) 48 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A Technological Revelation: this report takes you through specific technology and how it advanced how we live.

re modernized. Our antiques were there latest and best of that time. "Between 1860 and 1890 500,000 patents were issued for such as the typewriter, sewing machine, and the phonograph." These inventors ...

(3 pages) 86 1 1.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

This essay is a general topic that will discuss the pros and cons of a patent and also give a conclusion.

Pros: When we think of patents we think of people who invent things and want to protect the product in which they have crea ... product that you have chosen to invent, manufacture, use for a specific period of time, and market. Patents are generally issued by the government or the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a ... and Trademark Office as a grant of property right to the inventor.Over all there are three types of patents; there is the design patent which lets one patent a design if it is new, has originality, an ...

(8 pages) 109 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Patch adams

all. Patch Adams achieved this by reaching out to the patent and thinking of the ill as people not patents. This assisted Patch in accomplishing unparalleled communication with patients. He was bette ... ike other students there did, no he went to help people, and he knew how, by communicating with the patents not by only prescribing them medicine, but by being a friend. And this is what makes an awes ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Role of the Project Manager in Project Completion and Process Improvement.

es, calculations, log books, validation history, etc.) and properlyauthenticated.4. File applicable patents, archive non-disclosure agreements and contractsformally.5. Index and store, or archive, his ... ists can provide a means of ensuring that thefinishing tasks are all carried out.4. File applicable patents, archive agreements and contracts formallyPatents must be filed before public disclosure of ...

(11 pages) 1038 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Marketing case analysis of Handspring Inc.

roblemsLegal issueso Lawsuits filed by NCR against handspring and palm for infringement of two 1987 patents.Bargaining power of suppliers and manufactures very high-Depends heavily upon their license ...

(3 pages) 499 3 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Professional Issues In Computing: Intellectual Property in the Computing Industry

there is a record in some form of what has been created.There are four main types of IP these are: -Patents for inventions - new and improved products and processes that are capable of industrial appl ... o on. To understand exactly what can be protected by IP, the four main areas of copyright, designs, patents and trademarks as well as other IP would need to be understood better. Often, more than one ...

(4 pages) 112 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Xerox fall into complacency and the struggle for innovation

ithin its administration (Burox) that did not allow for change and thwarted innovation. When Xerox' patents began to expire in the early 1970's competition from Japan became fierce as prices were cut ...

(3 pages) 148 2 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Edisons life

The thrust of Edison's work may be seen in the clustering of his patents: 389 for electric light and power, 195 for the phonograph, 150 for the telegraph, 141 for st ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


d competitors are unable to mimic the technology. Contrarotator (washing machine) alone has over 50 patents. Dyson used minimal market research, to avoid getting current/past feedback, which would not ... ducts are that they set there own standard; this can be evidenced by their constant innovations and patents. These patents have allowed Dyson to gain competitive advantage over their competitors. Cons ...

(7 pages) 73 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


ghts that were introduced into the UK copyright law for the first time in the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 . These were, the right of Paternity, the right of Integrity and the right of priva ... nd the main difference between moral rights and other rights contained in the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988. They are a totally separate group of rights to those that were already in place. T ...

(8 pages) 83 0 3.9 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Deceptions - Biopharming

to assure the health and well-being of society and the environment. The companies that hold the GE patents and our government seem to more concerned with profits, than that of human life and the effe ...

(14 pages) 101 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Knowledge Management.

was the leader in copier technology prior to the 1970s. The first major barrier surfaced when their patents began to expire and they were almost put out of business by the emerging competition. The Ap ...

(4 pages) 217 1 2.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Elisha Grey Biography

de itself to the varying insulation of the telegraph line. During the rest of his life he was given patents on about 70 other inventions. Once Grey had submitted a patent application for a multiple ha ... nto the marketplace. Antonio Meucci filed a patent caveats for a telephone device in December 1871. Patents caveats were much costly than a full patent application and required a less detailed descrip ...

(3 pages) 28 0 2.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Patents - The Question of Ethics

What are Patents?The term 'patent' literally means 'laying open' (to public scrutiny). It serves to provide t ... and has been very successful in harmonizing patenting and other IPR related laws the world over.ARE PATENTS STILL AS WELL INTENDED?Patents have come a long way since their inception. Initially designe ... DED?Patents have come a long way since their inception. Initially designed around socialist ideals, patents now seem to have taken a more capitalist tinge. By design, patents allow exclusivity over al ...

(20 pages) 240 0 4.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organizing related to Knowledge and Technology: The Heska Corporation

sted, theories must be proven, reports must be written and published and, depending on the results, patents must be submitted and hopefully issued. This takes vast amounts of time, money, manpower, an ... developed, a study is organized to test the product for effectiveness and affordability before any patents are submitted. Because Heska's products are medical-related, they must also follow Food and ...

(4 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies