Patent,Copyright and trademarks Final Project, management homework help


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You are the owner of Sony. You have just developed the newest hype in gaming consoles, the PlayStation4. What steps must you take in order to obtain all the necessary trademark, copyrights, and patents for the new gaming console? What steps should you take to protect the PlayStation4 trade secret?

The requirements below must be met for your paper to be accepted and graded:

  • Write between 1,000– 1,250 words (approximately 4 – 5 pages) using Microsoft Word in APA style, see example below.
  • Use font size 12 and 1” margins.
  • Include cover page and reference page.
  • At least 80% of your paper must be original content/writing.
  • No more than 20% of your content/information may come from references.
  • Use at least three references from outside the course material, one reference must be from EBSCOhost. Text book, lectures, and other materials in the course may be used, but are not counted toward the three reference requirement.
  • Cite all reference material (data, dates, graphs, quotes, paraphrased words, values, etc.) in the paper and list on a reference page in APA style.
References must come from sources such as, scholarly journals found in EBSCOhost, CNN, online newspapers such as, The Wall Street Journal, government websites, etc. Sources such as, Wikis, Yahoo Answers, eHow, blogs, etc. are not acceptable for academic writing.

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Obtaining Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents

A trademark can be defined as a word, symbol, phrase or even a design which identifies
and differentiates the source of the products of one different party from other parties. A
trademark generally refers to service marks and the trademarks. A service mark is a phrase,
symbol, word or design which identifies and differentiates the source of a given service but not a
product. Examples of a trademark include; logos and slogans. Trademark usually does not expire
(Blackett, 2016).
A copyright is a right which protects the original work of authorship which includes
musical, dramatic, artistic, and literary works. An example of the works which need copyright
include novels, songs, poetry, and architecture. Its duration usually varies. A patent is usually a
limited time property right which relates to a discovery and is given by the US patent &
Trademark office for the public disclosure of the discovery. The materials which can be patented
include industrial processes, machines as well as manufactured articles. Its duration usually
depends on the patent type granted.
Steps for obtaining trademark, copyright, and patent
The initial step when coming up with the new gaming console is finding the name of the
business, design a good logo and come up with a...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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