Lets Talk Patents is patent primer. It explains in short order what small business owners, inventors, and entrepreneurs need to know to protect their ideas and leverage them in this information age. Not another "how-to" book, Lets Talk Patents explains in easy-to-read format such issues as who owns the patent rights, patent infringement and enforcement, and how not to compromise your patent rights. The book also includes a table of the costs involved (including attorneys fees), illustrated examples of patent infringement, and a comparison of patents to trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
This book is targeted for businesspeople, written by a registered patent attorney experienced with the trails and tribulations of small businesses. It is clearly and simply written, avoiding legalese and extraneous information typical of books about patents.