Examples & Explanations for Intellectual Property

Author: Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543805353

Category: Law

Page: 636

View: 4497

A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.
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The Law of Intellectual Property

Author: Craig Allen Nard,Michael J. Madison,Mark P. McKenna

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145488665X

Category: Law

Page: 1582

View: 322

This comprehensive and practical book focuses on the core concepts of Intellectual Property. Its innovative pedagogy engages students with problems drawn from actual cases and provides them with introductions to cases and contextual summaries in the notes. Patent: Up to date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including: • Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark • Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases • More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision-making and PTAB inter partes review • Enhanced Patent Reform Perspectives (i.e., America Invents Act) Copyright: • Expanded coverage of contemporary developments in copyright law, with 13 new cases; • Broader coverage of recent developments gives adopters greater flexibility in choosing materials within that structure. Trademark: • Updated to reflect recent Supreme Court decisions • New materials on bars to registration, functionality, expressive use, and remedies
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Intellectual Property Law

Author: Lionel Bently,Brad Sherman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199645558

Category: Law

Page: 1296

View: 1653

Bently & Sherman's Intellectual Property Law is the definitive textbook on the subject. The authors' all-embracing approach not only clearly sets out the law in relation to copyright, patents, trade marks, passing off, and confidentiality, but also takes account of a wide range of academic opinion enabling readers to explore and make informed judgements about key principles. The particularly clear and lively writing style ensures that even the most complex areas are lucid and comprehensible.
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Patent Law Essentials

A Concise Guide

Author: Alan L. Durham

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780275982058

Category: Law

Page: 253

View: 8076

Previous edition, 1st, published in 1999.
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Intellectual Property Law Fundamentals

Author: Michael E. Jones,Walter Toomey,M. Nancy Aiken,Michelle Bazin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611633900

Category: Law

Page: 406

View: 8136

This introductory text explores the origins, sources, function, and values of the exciting world of Intellectual Property (IP). Topics covered include copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, domain names, and geographical indication, with primary attention given to IP law in the United States and ample coverage of key international laws. The history, development, and modern language is presented in an easy-to-absorb modular format. This book is designed as a text for classroom use.Text Outcomes: Paralegal and Legal Studies students using this text should be able to: 1. Identify and describe the basic types of protectable IP rights in the United States; 2. Differentiate between the different forms of IP and the specific common law and statutory rights secured under both United States and, to a more limited degree, foreign law; 3. Identify the limits of IP rights by duration and statutory interpretation of language like the ''fair use'' doctrine for copyrights, and constitutional boundaries under the First Amendment; 4. Understand the basic research process used to discover or locate existing protectable interest in IP in the United States; 5. Understand the basic application processes used in the United States to register certain types of IP in order to obtain greater protection, and be familiar with the scope of that greater protection; 6. Demonstrate a basic familiarity with some common government websites and online research tools used in IP legal practice; 7. Articulate causes of action to protect IP rights, and understand the common defenses to claims of infringement or unfair competition; 8. Understand the various remedies available to address IP infringement or unfair competition in the United States, including civil and criminal proceedings and monetary and non-monetary remedies; 9. Discuss the public policy and societal value considerations behind modern IP rights and their limits.
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Licensing Intellectual Property

Law and Applications

Author: Robert W. Gomulkiewicz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454849649

Category: Law

Page: 864

View: 968

Licensing Law: Theory and Application is a surprisingly accessible book that describes the applications of all aspects of licensing law in business. Real-world context gives students a framework for understanding what their clients will want to accomplish and why. Clear instruction, followed by a series of hands-on problems and drafting exercises, introduce students to the craft of advising clients and drafting a license. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.
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Intellectual Property Law for Engineers and Scientists

Author: Howard B. Rockman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471697398

Category: Law

Page: 511

View: 9876

An excellent text for clients to read before meeting with attorneys so they'll understand the fundamentals of patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, mask work, and unfair competition laws. This is not a "do-it-yourself" manual but rather a ready reference tool for inventors or creators that will generate maximum efficiencies in obtaining, preserving and enforcing their intellectual property rights. It explains why they need to secure the services of IPR attorneys. Coverage includes employment contracts, including the ability of engineers to take confidential and secret knowledge to a new job, shop rights and information to help an entrepreneur establish a non-conflicting enterprise when leaving their prior employment. Sample forms of contracts, contract clauses, and points to consider before signing employment agreements are included. Coverage of copyright, software protection, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) as well as the procedural variances in international intellectual property laws and procedures.
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Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property

A Practical Guide

Author: Francis J. Waller

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118084438

Category: Science

Page: 320

View: 8086

Understanding intellectual property, safeguarding your ideas Intellectual property is constantly at risk, and the protection of chemical science and technology through the patenting process allows individuals and companies to protect their hard work. But in order to truly be able to protect your ideas, you need to understand the basics of patenting for yourself. A practical handbook designed to empower inventors like you to write your own patent application drafts in conjunction with an attorney, Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property: A Practical Guide presents a brand new methodology for success. Based on a short course author Francis J. Waller gives for the American Chemical Society, the book teaches you how to structure a literature search, to educate the patent examiner on your work, to prepare an application that can be easily duplicated, and to understand what goes on behind the scenes during the patent examiner's rejection process. Providing essential insights, invaluable strategies, and applicable, real-world examples designed to maximize the chances that a patent will be accepted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Writing Chemistry Patents and Intellectual Property is the book you need if you want to keep your work protected.
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Understanding Trademark Law

Author: Mary LaFrance

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1422486443

Category: Law

Page: 410

View: 2759

Understanding Trademark Law is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the law of trademarks and unfair competition. It provides a thorough introduction to the federal laws protecting registered trademarks and trade dress, as well as the broad array of federal and state unfair competition doctrines which protect unregistered trademarks and trade dress. Coverage includes the standards and procedures for obtaining federal registration, the rights and remedies available to owners of both registered and common law marks under federal and state law, and the full array of applicable defenses. The text examines both the substantive and procedural rules governing traditional claims for infringement of trademarks and trade dress, as well as claims of dilution, false advertising, and cybersquatting. This is a detailed and sophisticated, yet concise, treatment of the rapidly expanding area of trademark and unfair competition law. All assertions in the text are supported by precise citations to the relevant authorities. In addition to providing a thorough explanation of the fundamentals of each topic, the text identifies those areas in which the law remains unsettled due to conflicting or sparse authorities, makes note of circuit splits and emerging trends in the law, and points the reader toward additional authorities that will enhance his or her understanding of each topic. This text is suitable as an introduction to the field, as a practitioner's desk book, or as a study aid to accompany any of the standard casebooks on the subject.
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Copyright in a Global Information Economy

Author: Julie E. Cohen,Lydia Pallas Loren,Ruth L. Okediji,Maureen A. O'Rourke

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454863277

Category: Law

Page: 1032

View: 5639

Copyright in a Global Information Economy explores the full range of copyright law and its relationship to technological innovations and globalization. Written with precision and clarity, this ambitious yet manageable casebook elucidates the fundamental disputes of copyright law with incisive and balanced perspective. The book features comprehensive coverage of domestic and international copyright law, a balanced treatment of controversial issues, as well as a wide selection of concisely edited cases, engaging and practical examples and discussions, and photographs that facilitate and stimulate discussion of cases. Key Features of the New Edition Reorganization of materials on the copyright owner’s exclusive rights New section on copyright due diligence, licensing, and litigation Updated, streamlined notes and questions Practice exercises designed to engage students from a variety of perspectives including advocacy, client counseling, and legislative Drafting
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Copyright

Examples and Explanations

Author: Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735552878

Category: Law

Page: 356

View: 4267

Now, the proven Examples & Explanations series expands to include a volume on copyright law. This brand-new study guide offers much-needed assistance in navigating the complexities of the field. Tailored specifically to student needs, COPYRIGHT: Examples & Explanations: covers all aspects of copyright law, together with international and theoretical underpinnings of the law builds student understanding step by step and allows students to work with fact settings, which is crucial to understanding and applying copyright law is totally up to date with relevant Supreme Court cases (such as Eldred, Dastar, and Grokster) and legislation (such as the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005) addresses developing judicial interpretation in such areas as originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership, and scope of exclusive rights includes recent case law on Digital Millennium Copyright Act issues, including anti-circumvention, safe harbor, and subpoena provisions discusses areas of particular interest to students, such as music, open source licensing, and the Internet presents shorter sections covering related state law doctrines -- misappropriation, rights of publicity, and idea submissions -- and federal preemption allows students to study chapters in any order, to correspond to the sequence of your chosen casebook The Examples & Explanations format is used for maximum effectiveness: clear textual overviews introduce each new concept carefully chosen examples demonstrate the applications and are followed by questions straightforward explanations answer the questions and provide additional follow-up
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THE HANDBOOK OF BUSINESS VALUATION AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ANALYSIS

Author: Robert F. Reilly,Robert Schweihs

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071429672

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 662

View: 7181

Provides professionals with the latest information and knowledge on key aspects of business and intellectual property valuation, damages, and transfer price analyses, as well as answers to transaction, financing, taxation, litigation, and corporate planning questions. Compiled and organized by valuation authorities Robert Reilly and Robert Schweihs with contributions from leading experts.
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Trademarks and Unfair Competition

Law and Policy

Author: Graeme B. Dinwoodie,Mark D. Janis

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543803024

Category: Law

Page: 1080

View: 3538

The many strands of trademark and unfair competition doctrine are organized into a coherent conceptual framework consisting of a brief examination of foundational concepts, followed by thorough treatments of the law on (1) the creation of trademark rights; and (2) the scope & enforcement of trademark rights and some related causes of action. The traditional case-and-note format is enhanced by problems that help students understand intricate key topics. Trademarks and Unfair Competition features many issues related to online commerce, such as cybersquatting, keyword advertising, the relationship between trademarks and domain names, and the potential secondary liability of online auction websites such as eBay. International as well as domestic issues are thoroughly explored. Comprehensive coverage of trade dress protection is integrated with issues of word mark protection. New to the 5th Edition: the Tam and Brunetti decisions striking down the scandalousness and disparagement bars to registration extensive coverage of recent case developments on expressive uses of marks in political and artistic contexts the Belmora decision on well-known marks and developments on extraterritorial application of the Lanham Act Key Features: coherent conceptual framework clearly delineating creation of rights and enforcement of rights issues traditional case-and-note format, enhanced by problems thorough coverage of trademark issues arising in online commerce integrated coverage of international and domestic doctrine thorough treatment of trade dress protection, integrated with issues of word mark protection
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Foundations of Intellectual Property

Author: Robert P. Merges

Publisher: LexisNexis/Matthew Bender

ISBN: 9781422498873

Category: Intellectual property

Page: 526

View: 384

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Casenote Legal Briefs

Author: Casenote Legal Briefs

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735563381

Category: Law

Page: 189

View: 2795

After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample briefwith element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format
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Emanuel Law Outlines for Intellectual Property

Author: Margreth Barrett

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454804319

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 6377

The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines were developed while Steve Emanuel was a student at Harvard Law and were the first to approach each course from the point of view of the student. Invaluable for use throughout your course and again at exam time, Emanuel Law Outlines are well-correlated to all major casebooks to help you to create your own outlines. Sophisticated yet easy to understand, each guide includes both capsule and detailed explanations of critical issues, topics, and black letter law you must know to master the course. Quiz Yourself Q&As, Essay Q&As, and Exam Tips give you ample opportunity to test your knowledge throughout the semester and leading up to the exam. Every title in the series is frequently updated and reviewed against new developments and recent cases covered in the leading casebooks. Emanuel Law Outlines provide a comprehensive breakdown of the law, more sweeping than most, for your entire study process. For more than thirty years, Emanuel Law Outlines have been the most trusted name in law school outlines. Here s why: Developed by Steve Emanuel when he was a law school student at Harvard, Emanuel Law Outlines became popular with other law students and spawned an industry of reliable study aids. (Having passed the California bar as well, Steve Emanuel is now a member of the New York, Connecticut, Maryland, and Virginia bars.) Each Outline is valuable throughout the course and again at exam time. Outline chapters provide comprehensive coverage of the topics, cases, and black letter law covered in the course and major casebooks, written in a way you can easily understand. The Quiz Yourself Q&A in each chapter and the Essay Q&A at the end provide ample opportunity to test your knowledge throughout the semester. Exam Tips alert you to the issues that commonly pop up on exams and to the fact patterns commonly used to test those items. The Capsule Summary an excellent exam preparation tool provides a quick review of the key concepts covered in the course. The comprehensive coverage is more sweeping than most outlines. Each Emanuel Law Outline is correlated to the leading casebooks. Every title is frequently updated and reviewed against new developments and recent cases covered in the leading casebooks. Tight uniformity of writing style and approach means that if you use one of these guides, you can be confident that the others will be of similar quality.
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The Law of Intellectual Property

Author: Lysander Spooner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Copyright

Page: N.A

View: 6662

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

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305948467

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 6085

This Fifth Edition of Bouchoux’ comprehensive, reader-friendly text helps aspiring and practicing paralegals master the complexities of modern intellectual property law, including registration procedures, duration of rights, and protection from infringement. Updated to address current trends and developments, the new edition covers cutting-edge issues such as technological innovations, intellectual property in the digital age, the role of the Internet, and evolving business law. Sample agreements, forms, task checklists, realistic case studies with related activities, excerpts of real cases, and a new “Putting It into Words” feature help students master key concepts and procedures. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Contemporary Intellectual Property

Law and Policy

Author: Charlotte Waelde,Abbe Brown,Jane Cornwell,Smita Kheria

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198733690

Category:

Page: 1136

View: 5488

Contemporary Intellectual Property: Law and Policy offers a unique perspective on intellectual property law. It goes beyond an up-to-date account of the law and examines the complex policies that inform and guide modern intellectual property law at the domestic (including Scottish), Europeanand international levels, giving the reader a true insight into the discipline and the shape of things to come. The focus is on contemporary challenges to intellectual property law and policy and the reader is encouraged to engage critically both with the text and the subject matter. Carefully developed to ensure that the complexities of the subject are addressed in a clear and approachable manner, the extensive use of practical examples, exercises and visual aids throughout the text enliven the subject and stimulate the reader. Online Resource Centre:* Accompanied by an online resource centre which contains the following:* Updates to key areas of law * Two bonus chapters on 'History of Registered Design Law in the UK to 1988' and 'History of Unregistered Design -Protection in the UK'* Guidance on answering the discussion points from the book* Web links and further reading
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Intellectual property

the law of copyrights, patents, and trademarks

Author: Roger E. Schechter,John R. Thomas

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 915

View: 3927

This work provides a comprehensive treatment of all three major branches of intellectual property law, surveying basic principles and emerging issues. The book summarizes what is clear, identifies what is unsettled, and offers concise views on how some open issues might be sensibly resolved. This text also deals with a variety of related intellectual property topics, including state laws governing the misappropriation of intangibles, state protection for the right of publicity and for trade secrets, and both federal and state rules concerning false advertising and deceptive trade practices. The authors use numerous examples to guide you through various technical areas.
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