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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Law of Personal Property 3rd ed isbn 9780414098152

The Law of Personal Property 2nd ed with 1st Supplement

Edited by: Michael Bridge, Louise Gullifer, Kelvin Low, Gerard McMeel

ISBN13: 9780414073968
New Edition ISBN: 9780414098152
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414051010
Published: September 2019
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print

The Law of Personal Property 2nd ed provides a treatment of personal property and covers both tangible and intangible property, including things in action, intellectual property rights and shares and securities. It also examines all modes of dealing with or transferring interests in intangible property.

The 2nd edition:

  • The 1st Supplement was published in September 2019
  • The Main Work was published in December 2017
  • Provides a comprehensive and in-depth treatment of both tangible and intangible personal property
  • Addresses a critical area of commercial law as the bulk of corporate wealth now lies in personal property, whether tangible interests in plant, machinery, ships and aircraft, or intangible holdings in book debts, shares, intellectual property rights and insurance policies
  • Examines in detail the various interests in personal property, exploring concepts such as ownership, possession and bailment, as well as equitable interests
  • Considers the various ways of acquiring and transferring interests
  • Discusses how interests are protected and enforced, in common law and in equity
  • Explores the legal principles in depth, with detailed analysis of case law
  • Deals with the property aspects of sale of goods
  • Analyses all modes of dealing with or transferring interests in intangible property
  • Covers security interests
  • Addresses such commercial topics as retention of title clauses and Quistclose trusts, by locating them within the wider common law and equitable principles
  • Deals with private international law, insolvency and procedural issues

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