Fundamentals of United States Intellectual Property Law: Copyright, Patent, and Trademark

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This volume provides a comprehensive review & exposition of United States laws concerning copyright, patent, & trademark. The authors offer thorough coverage of this body of intellectual property law, with a text which is detailed & rich with case references & analysis, yet complete in one easily accessible volume. It will meet the needs of practicing lawyers, law teachers & scholars, & law students. It is as up-to-date as possible, as it includes the Trademark Treaty Revision of 1998 & the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 & the 1998 Copyright Term Extension Act & Fairness in Music Licensing Act. This work was originally published as a monograph in the International Encyclopedia of Laws, Intellectual Property.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789041192622
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 3/1/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Pages: 400
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Copyright
1 Congressional Power 1
2 Subject Matter of Protection 4
3 Conditions of Protection 40
4 Ownership 53
5 Transfer of Copyright Interests 61
6 Scope of Exclusive Rights 66
7 Fair Use As a Limitation on Copyright Protection 112
8 Duration of Copyright Protection 131
9 Infringement 139
10 Remedies 160
11 Copyright Protection Systems and Copyright Management Information 169
Pt. II Patent
1 Sources of United States Patent Law 181
2 Conditions of Patentability 186
3 Formalities 231
4 Ownership And Transfer 250
5 The Rights And Limitations of The Patent Grant 251
6 Infringement and Remedies 263
7 Design Patents 272
Pt. III Trademark
1 Sources of Power 275
2 Subject Matter of Protection 288
3 Conditions of Protection 303
4 Formalities 310
5 Ownership and Transfer 321
6 Scope of Exclusive Rights 323
7 Rights in Unregistered Marks 336
8 Infringement and Remedies 338
Indices 359
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