HOME TheInfoList
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

A patent is a form of intellectual property that gives its owner the legal right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention for a limited period of years in exchange for publishing an enabling public disclosure of the invention. In most countries, patent rights fall under private law and the patent holder must sue someone infringing the patent in order to enforce his or her rights. In some industries patents are an essential form of competitive advantage; in others they are irrelevant.[1]:17 The procedure for granting patents, requirements placed on the patentee, and the extent of the exclusive rights vary widely between countries according to national laws and international agreements. Typically, however, a patent application must include one or more claims that define the scope of protection that is being sought. A patent may include many claims, each of which defines a specific property right
[...More Info...]      
[...Related Items...]

Clearing The Channel
Clearing the Channel is Sinch's follow-up to their 2002 self-titled album. The band signed up with independent rock label Rock Ridge Music for this release, after their contract with Roadrunner Records wasn't renewed.