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1st Edition

Key Facts: Intellectual Property

ISBN 9780340940273
Published April 27, 2007 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Key Facts has been specially written for students studying law. It is the essential revision tool for a broad range of law courses.

The series is written and edited by an expert team of authors whose experience means they know exactly what is required in a revision aid. They include examiners, barristers and lecturers who have brought their expertise and knowledge to the series to make it user-friendly and accessible.

Key features include: user-friendly layout and style; diagrams, charts and tables to illustrate key points; summary charts at a basic level, followed by more detailed explanations, to aid revision at every level, pocket sized and easily portable; highly-regarded authors.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to patents and excluded subject matter
2 Applying for patents: novelty
3 Applying for patents: inventive step
4 Patent infringement
5 Trademark registration
6 Absolute grounds of refusal
7 Relative grounds of refusal
8 Infringement
9 Passing off
10 Introduction to the nature of copyright
11 Infringement of copyright
12 Defences to infringement
13 Confidence
14 Moral rights
15 Database rights

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JAMES GRIFFIN LLM is a Lecturer at the University of Exeter.
JANE YING is a Solicitor in the Shaghai Allbright Law Offices.
ABHILASH NAIR LLM has practiced law in India and is a Tutor in Law at the University of Strathclyde.

Series Editors:
CHRIS TURNER LLM is a qualified barrister and a Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University. He is an experienced author and is also series editor for Key Cases and Unlocking the Law.

JACQUELINE MARTIN LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and is an experienced author. She is also series editor for Key Cases and Unlocking the Law