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Patent Protection for Your Craft

Date : 2011-02-22 13:57:50

DescriptionFor many people in the crafts industry, patent protection can provide a viable means of protecting the rights to designs and methods of making craft. In many respects, copyright registration is the ideal means of protecting your designs from being “knocked off.” Unfortunately, this is not available for many kinds of craft because copyright protection does not extend to functional features of crafts or the methods of making them. Thus if your crafts are primarily utilitarian objects, or if you want to protect a particular method of making an object, you will most likely have to obtain a patent to protect against copying. ...

Name of InstitutionPatent Protection for Your Craft

Author(s) NameGiulia Macola

Added/Updated byGiulia Macola

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