Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy

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This practical, thorough, and detailed account of the key issues facing trade mark use is written by one of the leading authorities on the subject. Drawing on British, European, and US law, plus other sources, the author considers both the problems that trade mark law causes in business and commerce and how to solve them. Written in a fluent and approachable style, the work contains useful flow charts, examples, and vignettes to capture the essence of trade mark law as it ...

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Overview

This practical, thorough, and detailed account of the key issues facing trade mark use is written by one of the leading authorities on the subject. Drawing on British, European, and US law, plus other sources, the author considers both the problems that trade mark law causes in business and commerce and how to solve them. Written in a fluent and approachable style, the work contains useful flow charts, examples, and vignettes to capture the essence of trade mark law as it operates in practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199268269
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Pages: 832
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeremy Phillips is Visiting Professor at University College London, Bournemouth University, and the University of Alicante, and Professorial Fellow at the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute. He is also Intellectual Property Consultant to Slaughter and May solicitors, and editor of European Trade Mark Reports, European Copyright and Design Reports, and Information Technology Law Reports.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgements
Tables of Cases
Table of Treaties and Legislation
Abbreviations
1 Petty Matters: About this Book 3
2 Why Trade Marks? 15
3 Trade Mark Law and Trade Registration Systems 35
4 Registrability: The Basic Principles 55
5 Registrability of Specific Types of Trade Mark 117
6 Trade Marks and Generic Terms 169
7 Infringing Acts 191
8 Non-infringing Acts 215
9 Exhaustion of Trade Mark Rights 269
10 Identical and Similar Marks, Goods and Services 307
11 Reputation, Unfair Advantage and Detriment 361
12 Well-known Marks, Famous Marks and Dilution 393
13 The Killing Fields: Opposition, Cancellation and Revocation 421
14 Trade Marks in Court 469
15 Transactions Involving Trade Marks 511
16 Trade Marks in Specific Sectors 543
17 Trade Marks on the Internet 569
18 Geographical Indications and other Forms of Protection 599
19 Choosing a Trade Mark 627
20 The Psychology of Trade Marks 637
21 Trade Marks, Images, Icons and Social Responsibility 651
Bibliography 669
Glossary 681
Index of Word Marks 689
Index 701
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