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European Intellectual Property Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780198831280
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198729914
Published: August 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.99



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European Intellectual Property Law offers a full account of the main areas of substantive European IP law and a discussion of their wider context and effect.

The amount and reach of European law, and decision-making in the field of intellectual property has grown exponentially since the 1960s, making it increasingly difficult to treat European law as an adjunct to domestic intellectual property regimes.

European Intellectual Property Law responds to this reality by presenting a clear and detailed account of each of the main areas of substantive EU intellectual property law, situated in the context of both the EU legal system and international IP law, including EU constitutional law, the law of the European Patent Convention 1973/2000, and private international law.

It draws selectively on examples from domestic IP regimes to illustrate substantive differences between those regimes and to demonstrate the impact of European law, and decision-making on EU Member States.

This unique, thoroughly modern approach goes beyond a discussion of the provisions of European legal instruments to consider their wider context and effect. European Intellectual Property Law is the ideal guide for any student wishing to gain a full and critical understanding of the substantive European law of intellectual property.

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
I. Foundations
1: An introduction to domestic and international intellectual property law
2: The foundations of European Union intellectual property law
3: Theoretical accounts of European intellectual property

II. The Law of Patents and Allied Rights
4: Introduction to European patent law
5: The procedure for obtaining a European patent
6: Patentable subject matter
7: Secondary patentability requirements
8: Patent protection and exploitation
9: Plant variety rights and supplementary protection certificates

III. The Law of Copyright and Related Rights
10: Introduction to the European law of copyright and related rights
11: The subsistence and ownership of copyright and related rights
12: The rights conferred by copyright and related rights
13: Copyright and related rights exceptions and limitations

IV. The Law of Trade Marks and Allied Rights
14: Registration and use of the trade mark
15: Infringement and revocation of the trade mark
16: Trade marks and the free movement aspects of EU Law
17: Unfair competition law
18: Indications of geographical origin
19: Designs

V. Data and Information
20: Introduction to rights in data and information
21: Database rights
22: Data protection and data exclusivity
23: Trade secrets

VI. Enforcement and Remedies
24: Enforcement
25: Remedies

VII. Future Trends
26: Future trends