Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law

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Oxford University Press, 2019 - Intellectual property - 692 pages
Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law provides readers with a clear introduction to UK intellectual property law, whilst carefully placing the law in its global context and acknowledging the influence of EU and other international jurisdictions over its development.

The book examines the methods and reasoning behind key statutory and case decisions, and provides readers with real life examples of intellectual property law in action, helping to bring the subject to life. Recent developments within the law relating to biotechnology patenting, IT and internet, and trademark, imaging and character rights are explored, providing readers with a cutting edge analysis of the subject.

Chapter introductions and concluding overviews help to set the scene and provide a succinct summary of the topic areas, whilst lists of annotated further reading offer the perfect starting point for those who wish to explore a topic further.
 

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Contents

Table of cases
xxvi
Table of European legislation
lxviii
Table of international agreements conventions and treaties
lxxiv
Section A Introduction
1
Themes in intellectual property
3
The international and European framework
28
Section B Patents
39
Origin background and international aspects of the patent system
41
Rights in performances
290
Dealing in copyright
298
Copyrightan overview
338
Section D Designs
339
Design and copyright
341
Registered designs
348
Unregistered designs
372
Designsan overview
392

Patentability
54
Use and grant in the UK and Europe
102
Infringement and revocation
136
Supplementary protection certificates and the unitary patent
159
Patentsan overview
169
Section C Copyright and Related Issues
171
An introduction to copyright
173
The various types of copyright and the quality issue
177
Qualification
208
The term of copyright
212
Authorship and ownership of copyright
219
Moral rights
227
Copyright infringement
239
Defences to copyright infringement
265
Section E Trade Marks and Other Image Rights
395
Trade marksan introduction
397
Trade marksregistrability and use
403
Trade marksinfringement and revocation
446
Trade marksEuropean and international aspects
489
Tortious protection of intellectual property rights
515
Section F Issues in Intellectual Property
551
Confidentiality and trade secrets
553
Computer technology and intellectual property
594
Character merchandising
629
Remedies in intellectual property litigation
640
Index
675
Copyright

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About the author (2019)


Paul Torremans, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Nottingham

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