Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets for the Paralegal

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Cengage Learning, Mar 6, 2008 - Law - 480 pages
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Intellectual Property Law, third edition is a thorough guide to the four fields of intellectual property law; trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. The comprehensive overviews of each field are complemented by sample agreements, checklists, and other practical guides throughout the book. Each chapter contains realistic case studies, and engaging trivia to engage students and provide real world insight into the field of intellectual property law. Intellectual Property Law, third edition also includes invaluable resources that students will refer to throughout their careers, such as useful Intellectual Property websites, internet research questions, information on emerging issues in the field, and an Ethics Edge section that relates to ethical issues raised in the chapter.
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Contents

Introduction to Intellectual Property
1
The Law of Trademarks
17
The Law of Copyrights
173
The Law of Patents
319
The Law of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
439
Glossary
491
Index
505
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Deborah E. Bouchoux, J.D., is an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University, where she teaches a variety of topics in the Paralegal Studies Program and serves on the program's advisory board. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law and a member of the State Bar of California (inactive) and District of Columbia Bar (active). She has taught in a number of paralegal programs, including the University of San Diego Paralegal Program and the Paralegal Studies Program at George Washington University. She is the author of nine textbooks in the paralegal field and several articles in national and local paralegal publications.

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