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The Making of Modern Intellectual Property Law

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ISBN13: 9780521057134
Published: May 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback 2001)
Price: £29.99
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One of the common themes in recent public debate has been the law’s inability to accommodate the new ways of creating, distributing and replicating intellectual products. In this book the authors argue that in order to understand many of the problems currently confronting the law, it is necessary to understand its past.

This is its first detailed historical account. In this book the authors explore two related themes. First, they explain why intellectual property law came to take its now familiar shape with sub-categories of patents, copyright, designs and trade marks. Secondly, the authors set out to explain how it is that the law grants property status to intangibles. In doing so they explore the rise and fall of creativity as an organising concept in intellectual property law, the mimetic nature of intellectual property law and the important role that the registration process plays in shaping intangible property.

  • First detailed historical account of ‘IP’ (the post-1911 book should be written in time)
  • Two young scholars’ widely respected in their joint presentation of these ideas /now written up
  • Offers a number of important lessons for current debates in the area

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Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law, Legal History
Contents:
Part I. Towards a Property in Intangibles:
1. Property in mental labour
2. The mentality of intangible property
Part II. The Emergence of a Modern Intellectual Property Law:
4. Managing the legal boundaries
Part III. Towards an Intellectual Property Law:
5. Crystallization of the categories
6. Completing the framework
7. Explanations for the shape of intellectual property law
Part IV. Transformations in the Intellectual Property Law:
8. Changes in the framework
9. From creation to object
10. Closure and its consequences
11. Remembering and forgetting
Bibliography.

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Film Copyright in the European Union 2nd ed ISBN 9781107120747
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Relocating the Law of Geographical Indications ISBN 9781107542655
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Test Tubes for Global Intellectual Property Issues: Small Market Economies ISBN 9781107013148
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Law and Creativity in the Age of the Entertainment Franchise ISBN 9781107039896
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The Evolution and Equilibrium of Copyright in the Digital Age ISBN 9781107062566
Published August 2014
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Emerging Challenges in Privacy Law: Comparative Perspectives ISBN 9781107041677
Published April 2014
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Concepts of Property in Intellectual Property Law ISBN 9781107041820
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The Law of Reputation and Brands in the Asia Pacific ISBN 9781107017726
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Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique ISBN 9780521187923
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Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact ISBN 9780521123440
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£59.99
Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique ISBN 9780521889650
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£89.99
The Legal Protection of Databases ISBN 9780521049450
Published January 2008
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£49.99
Copyright and Multimedia Products ISBN 9780521049481
Published January 2008
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£49.99
Software and Patents in Europe ISBN 9780521868396
Published October 2007
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£84.99
Copyright Exceptions: The Digital Impact ISBN 9780521847261
Published February 2005
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£99.99
The Legal Protection of Databases ISBN 9780521802574
Published June 2003
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The Commercial Appropriation of Personality ISBN 9780521800143
Published March 2003
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Copyright and Multimedia Works ISBN 9780521808194
Published August 2001
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£104.99
The Making of Modern Intellectual Property Law ISBN 9780521563635
Published August 1999
Cambridge University Press
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