Intellectual Property (10e) : 9781292002644

Intellectual Property (10e)

Bainbridge
 
Edition
 
10
ISBN
 
9781292002644
ISBN 10
 
1292002646
Published
 
29/05/2018
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
1096
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$73.99
 
 
Title type
 
$52.99
 
 
Description
This new edition of Intellectual Property offers coverage of all major intellectual property rights and is designed to equip you with a strong understanding of the wealth of domestic, European and international laws at play in this area. This edition has been substantially updated and streamlined to ensure the book best fits the contemporary intellectual property syllabus.
Table of contents
  • Part One PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS
  • 1 What are intellectual property rights?
  • 2 Justification for intellectual property rights
  • 3 Sources of intellectual property law
  • 4 Enforcement of intellectual property rights and unjustified threats
  • Part Two COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS
  • 5 Subsistence and duration of copyright
  • 6 Authorship and ownership of copyright
  • 7 Authors’ rights
  • 8 Owners’ rights, infringement and remedies
  • 9 Dealing with copyright
  • 10 Defences and the permitted acts
  • 11 Orphan works
  • 12 Computer programs
  • 13 Databases
  • 14 Satellite broadcasting
  • 15 Circumvention of effective technological measures
  • 16 Electronic rights management information
  • 17 Rights in performances
  • Part Three RIGHTS IN DESIGNS
  • 18 Introduction to design law
  • 19 Community design
  • 20 The UK registered design
  • 21 The UK unregistered design right
  • Part Four TRADE NAMES, SIGNS, MARKS, GOODWILL AND GET-UP
  • 22 Introduction to trade marks and passing off
  • 23 The UK trade mark – registrability and registration
  • 24 The UK trade mark – grounds for refusal of registration and invalidity
  • 25 The UK trade mark – property rights, surrender and revocation
  • 26 The UK trade mark – rights, infringement and remedies
  • 27 The UK trade mark – limitations, groundless threats and criminal offences
  • 28 The new EU trade mark Directive
  • 29 The European Union trade mark
  • 30 Passing off
  • 31 Malicious falsehood
  • Part Five TRADE SECRETS AND INVENTIONS
  • 32 Introduction to trade secrets and patents for inventions
  • 33 Trade secrets and the law of confidence
  • 34 Requirements for the grant of a patent
  • 35 Non-inventions excluded from the grant of a patent (as such)
  • 36 Other exclusions from the grant of a patent
  • 37 Biotechnological patents
  • 38 Entitlement to and dealing with patents
  • 39 Patent infringement and remedies
  • 40 Defences, groundless threats, revocation, invalidity and surrender
  • 41 The European patent, unitary patent and the Unified Patents Court
  • Appendix – Useful website addresses
  • Bibliography and further reading
  • Index
New to this edition

Now in its tenth edition, this new edition has been substantially updated and streamlined to ensure the book best fits the contemporary intellectual property syllabus. Key updates to the new edition include:

·    Significant restructuring to reduce the length of each chapter without compromising on coverage of each topic. 

·    A revised chapter structure which maps closely to the structure of a typical intellectual property module.

·    Discussion on the creation of a European patent with unitary effect and a Unified Patents Court.

·    Coverage of the new codifying trademark regulation and the trademark directive requiring implementation in 2019.

·    An outline of Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017.

·    Consideration of the potential wide-ranging effects of Brexit in relation to intellectual property rights and protections.

Features & benefits
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of all major intellectual property rights and maps closely to the syllabus of a contemporary intellectual property module.
  • An engaging, stimulating and accessible written style is designed to equip you with a strong understanding of the wealth of domestic, European and International laws at play in this subject area.
  • Consideration of the potential wide-ranging and uncertain effects of Brexit on intellectual property rights and protections in the UK is embedded throughout the book so the reader can clearly identify areas of uncertainty and potential change.
  • A range of student friendly features, such as summaries of key points, further reading suggestions and discussion questions, are included in each chapter to support your study.