A User's Guide to Patents

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Nov 30, 2011 - Law - 878 pages
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Part of the popular User's Guide series, this unique and accessible book focuses on the areas of patent law and procedure which prove to have the most practical importance in day-to-day practice. The expert analysis takes in the wider public policy aspects of patents and their economic significance, as well as past and likely future trends that will affect legal practitioners.

Fully updated to include the latest developments, this new third edition will be of great use to in-house lawyers, solicitors and barristers, as well as professionals interested in patents, including patent agents, and top level management executives.

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About the author (2011)

Trevor Cook has worked for international commercial law firm, Bird + Bird since 1974. He was admitted as a Solicitor in 1977, joining the Intellectual Property Department of Bird + Bird, where since 1981 he has been a partner. He is President of the UK Group of the AIPPI (The International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property), Secretary to the British Copyright Council Standing Committee on Copyright and Technology, and a member of the Council of the Intellectual Property Institute. In addition to his practice in patent and other intellectual property litigation and advice Trevor is active in the area of life sciences administrative law, having handled many of the leading pharmaceuticals regulation cases heard by the European Court of Justice.

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