A guide to the complex field of copyright, patents and trade mark law which offers a practical view point for those in business and in private practice who require an overview of this area of the law and intellectual stimulus to students to explore the subject further.
The world of copyright, patents and trade mark law has been transformed by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the Trade Marks Act 1994 and the explosion of electronic media. This lively and accessible guide to a complex field brings together an academic familiar with problems that students face and a leading practitioner who advises in this area everyday. They combine a practical view point for those in business and in private practice who require an overview of this area of the law with the intellectual stimulus to students to explore the subject further.
Preface - Table of Cases - Table of Statutes - Table of Statutory Instruments - Table of European and International Legislations - Introduction - PART I: PATENTS AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION - Patents - Patentability (1) - Patentability (2) - Ownership - Protecting the Patent - Breach of Confidence - PART II: TRADE MARKS AND PASSING OFF - Trade Marks - Registration of Trade Marks - Protection of Trade Marks - Passing Off - Character Merchandising - Trade Marks - International Provisions - PART III: COPYRIGHT AND DESIGN - Copyright - Subsistence (1) - Subsistence (2) - Infringement - Defences - Ownership and Duration of Copyright and Moral Rights - Performance Rights - Registered Designs - Unregistered Designs - PART IV: COMPETITION - Intellectual Property and Competition Law - PART V: FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS - The Future of Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Law by Tina Hart
Palgrave Law Masters
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