Intellectual Property and Media Law Companion 4th ed
Published: April 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
This new edition applies the Companion approach to intellectual property and media law by using graphics, flow charts, bullet points and summaries to present complex subjects in a format that is easy to read and recall.
It is ideal for students studying on the Legal Practice Course and also for practitioners who need to keep up-to-date with these wide ranging and fast moving areas.It has been substantially revised and updated to cover all recent developments including:-
- Peer-to-peer file-sharing
- The effect of new technologies on the "fair dealing" defences
- Design protection
- Latest European proposals for design rights in spare parts·
- Dyson v Qualtex: the effect on design rights?
- Database Rights
- The impact on data and databases in the wake of BHB v William Hill case
- The Kirin-Amgeninfringement test·
- New patent examination guidelines·
- Effect of the Patents Act 2004 on employee inventions·
- Lessons learned from Markemand Stanelco and the role of confidential information
- Trade marks
- ECJ and with New Registry Practice·
- The ECJ decisions in Eurocermex, Sat.1and, Praktiker Bau-und Heimwerkermärkte and Nestlé v Mars
It uses graphics, flow charts, bullet points and summaries to present this complex subject in a format that is easy to read and recall.
Originally announced with isbn 1846410215 (Law Matters Publishing)