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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Australian Intellectual Property Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781107636033
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780521613385
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £105.00

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Intellectual property law in Australia has changed dramatically in the last decade and continues to change. Developments in technology, the rise of the internet, the globalisation of trade and the increasing importance of 'superbrands' - trade marks with global appeal - have all affected the laws surrounding intellectual property.

Furthermore, globalisation has resulted in greater pressure on intellectual property owners to expand their rights as they endeavour to capture the potential benefits of ownership in an increasingly affluent and integrated world economy.

Australian Intellectual Property Law 2nd edition has been fully revised to take into account these significant case and legislative developments in trademarks, copyright and patents law. This book offers students and legal professionals a detailed discussion of the black-letter aspects of the law, with a primary emphasis on legal principles and complexities.

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
1. Introduction; 2. Passing off; 3. Registered trade marks; 4. Exploitation of registered trade marks; 5. Copyright: Introduction; 6. Subsistence of copyright; 7. Authorship and first ownership, nature of the rights and duration; 8. Exploitation, infringement and defences; 9. Moral rights, performers' rights and circuit layouts; 10. Designs; 11. Equitable doctrine of breach of confidence; 12. Patents for inventions: introduction; 13. Patents for inventions: validity; 14. Patents for inventions: allocation of rights and ownership, the Register and dealings; 15. Patents for inventions: exploitation, infringement and revocation; 16. Plant breeder's rights; 17. Remedies and miscellaneous issues.