Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Policy

Paperback | August 20, 2016

byCharlotte Waelde, Abbe Brown, Smita Kheria

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Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Policy offers a unique perspective on intellectual property law. It goes beyond an up-to-date account of the law and examines the complex policies that inform and guide modern intellectual property law at the domestic (including Scottish), Europeanand international levels, giving the reader a true insight into the discipline and the shape of things to come. The focus is on contemporary challenges to intellectual property law and policy and the reader is encouraged to engage critically both with the text and the subject matter. Carefully developed to ensure that the complexities of the subject are addressed in a clear and approachable manner, the extensive use of practical examples, exercises and visual aids throughout the text enliven the subject and stimulate the reader. Online Resource Centre:* Accompanied by an online resource centre which contains the following:* Updates to key areas of law * Two bonus chapters on 'History of Registered Design Law in the UK to 1988' and 'History of Unregistered Design -Protection in the UK'* Guidance on answering the discussion points from the book* Web links and further reading

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Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Policy offers a unique perspective on intellectual property law. It goes beyond an up-to-date account of the law and examines the complex policies that inform and guide modern intellectual property law at the domestic (including Scottish), Europeanand international levels, giving the reader a...

Charlotte Waelde is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE), Coventry University. Abbe Brown is Reader in Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Smita Kheira is Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at the University of Edinburgh. Jane Cornewell is Lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1136 pagesPublished:August 20, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction1. Intellectual property law: An introductionII. Copyright2. Copyright 1: History, rationale, and subject matter3. Copyright 2: First ownership, moral rights, and term4. Copyright 3: Economic rights and infringement5. Copyright 4: Exceptions, technical protection measures, and contracts6. Rights akin to copyright: database rights and performers rights7. Current issues in copyrightIII. Design Protection8. Registered designs9. Unregistered designsIV. Patents10. Patent regimes and the application process11. Patentability and infringement12. Contemporary issues in patent lawV. Registered Trade Marks13. The function of a trade mark and the national, community, and international regime14. Definitions of a trade mark and registration15. Relative ground for refusing registration, infringement, and defences16. Contemporary issues in trade mark lawVI. Common Law Protection of Intellectual Property17. Passing off18. Breach of confidence19. Control of information, reputation, and intellectual propertyVII. Intellectual Property, Free Movement of Goods, and Competition Law in Europe20. Free movement of goods and intellectual property rights21. Intellectual property and EU competition lawVIII. Exploitation, Enforcement, Remedies, and Cross Border Litigation22. Exploitation of intellectual property rights, enforcement, and remedies23. Intellectual property and international private law