Intellectual Property Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Paperback | September 29, 2013

byTanya Aplin, Jennifer Davis

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This book provides a complete resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of intellectual property law. The first text of its kind in the field, it combines extracts from major cases and secondary materials with critical commentary from experienced teachers in the field. The book deals with all areas of intellectual property law in the UK: copyright, trade marks and passing off, personality and publicity rights, character merchandising, confidential information and privacy, industrial designs, patent, procedure and enforcement. It also tackles topical areas, such asthe application of IP law to new technologies and the impact of the Internet on trade marks and copyright. While the focus of the book is on IP law in a domestic context, it provides international, EU and comparative law perspectives on major issues. It also addresses the wider policy implicationsof legislative and judicial developments in the area. It is an ideal resource for all students of intellectual property law who need cases, materials and commentary in a single volume.

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This book provides a complete resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of intellectual property law. The first text of its kind in the field, it combines extracts from major cases and secondary materials with critical commentary from experienced teachers in the field. The book deals with all areas of intellectual property ...

Prof Tanya Aplin is a Lecturer in Law at King's College London. She is the author of Gurry on Breach of Confidence: The Protection of Confidential Information (OUP, 2012) and has published extensively on copyright law and confidential information. Dr Jennifer Davis is a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge. She is the author of Intell...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:944 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.8 inPublished:September 29, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019964330X

ISBN - 13:9780199643301

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Table of Contents

1. An introduction to intellectual property2. Copyright I: History, justifications, sources of law and subsistence3. Copyright II: Authorship, ownership, exploitation and duration4. Copyright III: Moral rights; economic rights, infringement, exceptions and related rights5. Passing off6. Trade Marks I: Justifications, registration, and absolute grounds for refusal of registration7. Trade Marks II: The relative grounds for refusal of registration and infringement8. Trade Marks III: Defences, the loss of a trade mark and exhaustion of rights9. Breach of confidence10. Privacy, personality and publicity11. Patents I: Justifications, registration, patentable subject matter and industrial application12. Patents II: Novelty, inventive step, sufficiency and support13. Patents III: Infringement, exceptions and entitlement14. Industrial designs15. Intellectual property in action