Intellectual Property Law in Cyberspace
Cybercases & the Internet add new dimensions to the law of trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, & patents. In this timely resource, the authors analyze these areas of I.P. law & how each interacts with information in the unique situations of cyberspace. You get unmatched guidance on examining & handling cases that involve questions about protecting & enforcing I.P rights as they relate to the Internet, including: * administrative dispute resolution policies proposed & implemented by domain name registrars--& how to protect registrations from challenges * application of trademark law to Internet issues such as metatags, hyperlinking, framing, & spamming * infringement, defenses, & criminal penalties as applied to Internet technologies such as digital watermarks & World Wide Web text, graphics, & sound files * what Internet Service Providers (ISPs) need to understand about the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act * how WWW sites, bulletin board postings, & Internet e-mail are posing fundamental challenges to various trade secret doctrines * recent enforcement actions of Internet technology & software patents * plus details on the domain name system, how to register domain names, & more. Use this resource to stay on the edge of Internet I.P. law; examine the cases that are setting precedents; & prepare, argue, & win your cases in this expanding area.