Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets / Edition 4

Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets / Edition 4

by Deborah E. Bouchoux
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111648573

ISBN-13: 9781111648572

Pub. Date: 03/05/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: THE LAW OF TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, PATENTS, AND TRADE SECRETS, Fourth Edition, is a thorough guide to the four fields of intellectual property law: trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. This comprehensive, yet reader-friendly book helps you master the complexities of modern intellectual property law, including topics

Overview

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: THE LAW OF TRADEMARKS, COPYRIGHTS, PATENTS, AND TRADE SECRETS, Fourth Edition, is a thorough guide to the four fields of intellectual property law: trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. This comprehensive, yet reader-friendly book helps you master the complexities of modern intellectual property law, including topics such as registration procedures, duration of rights, protection from infringement, current concerns in each field, and international trends and developments. Now updated in a new Fourth Edition, this wide-ranging book features coverage of cutting-edge issues such as technological innovations, intellectual property in the digital age, the role of the Internet, and evolving business law. In addition to an in-depth overview of each field, the book features abundant practical material, such as sample agreements, forms, checklists of paralegal tasks, charts, citations, statutes, realistic case studies, excerpts of real cases, and interesting trivia to capture your interest and provide valuable insights into real-world paralegal practice. Additional useful features include references to intellectual property websites, questions to encourage targeted Internet research, Case Illustrations, Case Study and Activities, Role of Paralegal element, and "Ethics Edge" boxes that explore ethical issues related to chapter content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111648572
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/05/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
466,505
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Intellectual Property Law. 2. Foundations of Trademark Law. 3. Trademark Selection and Searching. 4. The Trademark Registration Process. 5. Post-Registration Procedures, Trademark Maintenance, and Transfer of Rights to Marks. 6. Inter Partes Proceedings, Infringement, and Dilution. 7. New Developments in Trademark Law. 8. International Trademark Law. 9. Foundations of Copyright Law. 10. The Subject Matter of Copyright. 11. The Rights Afforded by Copyright Law. 12. Copyright Ownership, Transfers, and Duration. 13. Copyright Registration, Searching, and Notice of Copyright. 14. Copyright Infringement. 15. New Developments in Copyright Law and the Semi-Conductor Chip Protection Act. 16. International Copyright Law. 17. Foundations of Patent Law. 18. Patent Searches and Applications. 19. Patent Ownership and Transfer. 20. Patent Infringement. 21. New Developments and International Patent Law. 22. Trade Secrets Law. 23. Unfair Competition. 24. Intellectual Property Audits and Due Diligence Reviews.

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