9780199643318

Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199643318

  • ISBN10:

    0199643318

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/16/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Lawprovides readers with a clear introduction to UK intellectual property law, whilst carefully placing the law in its global context and acknowledging the influence of EU and other international jurisdictions over its development. The book examines the methods and reasoning behind key statutory and case decisions, and provides readers with real life examples of intellectual property law in action, helping to bring the subject to life. Recent developments within the law relating to biotechnology patenting, IT and internet, and trademark, imaging and character rights are explored, providing readers with a cutting edge analysis of the subject. Chapter introductions and concluding overviews help to set the scene and provide a succinct summary of the topic areas, whilst lists of annotated further reading offer the perfect starting point for those who wish to explore a topic further. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which provides weblinks and updates between editions.

Table of Contents


A. Introduction
1. Themes in intellectual property
2. The international and European framework
B. Patents
3. Origin, background and international aspects of the patent system
4. Patentability
5. Use and grant in the UK and Europe
6. Infringement and revocation
7. Supplementary protection certificates and the European Union Patent
8. Patents - an overview
C. Copyright and related issues
9. An introduction to copyright
10. The various types of copyright and the quality issue
11. Qualification
12. The term of copyright
13. Authorship and ownership of copyright
14. Moral rights
15. Copyright infringement
16. Defences to copyright infringement
17. Rights in performances
18. Dealing in copyright
19. Copyright - an overview
D. Designs
20. Design and copyright
21. Registered designs
22. Unregistered designs
23. Designs - an overview
E. Trade marks and other image rights
24. Trade marks - an introduction
25. Trade marks - registrability and use
26. Trade marks - infringement and revocation
27. Trade marks - European and international aspects
28. Tortious protection of intellectual property rights
F. Issues in intellectual property
29. Confidentiality and trade secrets
30. Computer technology and intellectual property
31. Character merchandising
32. Franchising and intellectual property
33. Remedies in intellectual property litigation

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