Invented by Law

Alexander Graham Bell and the Patent That Changed America

Author: Christopher Beauchamp

Publisher: Harvard University Press


Category: Law


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Christopher Beauchamp debunks the myth of Alexander Graham Bell as the telephone’s sole inventor, exposing that story’s origins in the arguments advanced by Bell’s lawyers during fiercely contested battles for patent monopoly. The courts anointed Bell father of the telephone—likely the most consequential intellectual property right ever granted.

A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects

Author: Claudy Op den Kamp

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: History

Page: 450

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This volume brings together a group of contributors from varied backgrounds to tell a history of intellectual property in 50 objects.

Owning Ideas

The Intellectual Origins of American Intellectual Property, 1790–1909

Author: Oren Bracha

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: History

Page: 331

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This book examines the development of the concept of intellectual property in the United States during the nineteenth century.


Author: Kevin Schultz

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Category: Education

Page: 528

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Created through a “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process, HIST is a concise, visually appealing text that introduces the essential concepts of U.S history. This brief, affordable paperback includes a full suite of learning aids to accommodate the busy, diverse lifestyles of today’s learners, including flashcards and a fantastic ebook with primary source documents, historical simulations, maps, images, field trips, audio, video, interactive modules, and other features that allow students to study wherever they are, whenever they have time. Designed for today’s students in every detail, HIST was developed through conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from over 100 students and over 150 faculty members like you. From its abbreviated, no-nonsense title, to its engaging, effective content, HIST is the perfect introductory U.S. History text for modern learners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

Author: Samuel Willard Crompton

Publisher: Infobase Publishing


Category: Electronic books

Page: 114

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Introduces the life and accomplishments of Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor most widely known for developing the telephone.

Globalization and the American Century

Author: Alfred E. Eckes, Jr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 343

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A bold new approach to American history and diplomacy in the twentieth century.

The Law of Libraries and Archives

Author: Bryan M. Carson



Category: Education

Page: 395

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The Law of Libraries and Archives explains legal concepts in plain English so that librarians and archivists will be able to understand the principles that affect them on a daily basis. Issues in the book include contracts, copyright and patent law, fair use, the TEACH Act, trademark law, licensing of databases, information malpractice and professionalism, privacy issues and the PATRIOT Act, employment law, and the basics of starting a non-profit organization.

Patents Legislation

Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 359, H.R. 632, H.R. 1732, and H.R. 1733, June 8 and November 1, 1995

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property



Category: Patent laws and legislation

Page: 456

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