Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy by Jeremy PhillipsTrade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy by Jeremy Phillips

Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy

byJeremy Phillips

Paperback | July 22, 2004

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This practical, thorough, and detailed account of the key issues facing trade mark use is written by one of the leading authorities on the subject. Drawing on British, European, and US law, plus other sources, the author considers both the problems that trade mark law causes in business andcommerce and how to solve them. Written in a fluent and approachable style, the work contains useful flow charts, examples, and vignettes to capture the essence of trade mark law as it operates in practice.Readers will relish the author's fresh and challenging approach to the subject, and his encyclopaedic knowledge of the worldwide case law. Jeremy Phillips plays the role of skilled surgeon, under whose knife the complex body of legislation and case law is taken apart and analysed. Key concepts arecarefully dissected; the underlying principles and structure of trade mark law laid bare.
Jeremy Phillips is Professorial Fellow at the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute and Visiting Professor at University College London, Bournemouth University, and the University of Alicante. He is also Intellectual Property Consultant to Slaughter and May solicitors, and editor of European Trade Mark Reports, European ...
Title:Trade Mark Law: A Practical AnatomyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.69 inPublished:July 22, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199268266

ISBN - 13:9780199268269

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Table of Contents

Part A: Introducing Trade Mark Law1. Petty matters: about this book2. Why trade marks?3. Trade mark law and registration systemsPart B: Registrable Trade Marks4. Registration: the basic principles5. Registration: special cases6. Trade marks and generic terms7. Nearly trade marksPart C: Lawful and Unlawful Use of Trade Marks8. Infringing acts9. Non-infringing acts10. Exhaustion of trade mark rights11. Identical and similar marks, goods, and services12. Reputation, unfair advantage and detriment13. Well-known marks, famous marks, and dilution14. The killing fields: opposition, cancellation, and revocation15. Trade marks in courtPart D: Trade Marks in Industry and Commerce16. Trade marks in specific trade sectors17. Transactions involving trade marks18. ThreatsPart E: Issues for Trade Mark Owners19. Choosing a trade mark20. The psychology of trade marks21. Trade marks, images, icons, and social responsibility

Editorial Reviews

`Jeremy Phillips is one of the most delightful writers on intellectual property. ... Trade mark Law - A Practical Anatomy is exciting, provides deep insight in to the intellectual property involved and makes you understand at a profound level why some basic questions of trademark law remainuncertain. ... it will be a useful addition to any legal library and to any company to which brands are important.'Robyn Drurie, T-Mobile, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Committee Newsletter