Intellectual Property for Paralegals : The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-06
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Intellectual Property Law, third edition is a thorough guide to the four fields of intellectual property law; trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. The comprehensive overviews of each field are complemented by sample agreements, checklists, and other practical guides throughout the book. Each chapter contains updated case studies, and engaging trivia to engage students and provide real world insight into the field of intellectual property law. The third edition now features invaluable resources that students will refer to throughout their careers, such as useful Intellectual Property websites, internet research questions, information on emerging issues in the field, and an "Ethics Edge" section that relates to ethical issues raised in the chapter.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Intellectual Property Law
Foundations of Trademark Law
Trademark Selection and Searching
The Trademark Registration Process
Post-Registration Procedures, Trademark Maintenance, and Transfer of Rights to Marks
Inter Partes Proceedings, Infringement, and Dilution
New Developments in Trademark Law
International Trademark Law
Foundations of Copyright Law
The Subject Matter of Copyright
The Rights Afforded by Copyright Law
Copyright Ownership, Transfers, and Duration
Copyright Registration, Searching, and Notice of Copyright
Copyright Infringement
New Developments in Copyright Law and the Semi-Conductor Chip Protection Act
International Copyright Law
Foundations of Patent Law
Patent Searches and Applications
Patent Ownership and Transfer
Patent Infringement
New Developments and International Patent Law
Trade Secrets Law
Unfair Competition
Intellectual Property Audits and Due Diligence Reviews
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