Schechter and Thomas' Intellectual Property: The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks (Hornbook Series): The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

Schechter and Thomas' Intellectual Property: The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks (Hornbook Series): The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

by Roger Schechter, John Thomas

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628105186
Publisher: West Academic
Publication date: 03/27/2008
Series: Hornbook
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 960
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

Preface

Westlaw® Overview

Chapter

Introduction to Intellectual Property

Introduction to the Law of Copyright

The Subject Matter of Copyright—Basic Requirements

The Subject Matter of Copyright—Specific Categories of Protectable Works

Publication and Formalities

Ownership and Transfer of Copyright Interests

The Exclusive Rights of a Copyright Holder

Duration of Copyright Interests and Termination of Transfers

Copyright Infringement

The Fair Use Defense

State Remedies Analogous to Copyright and Federal Preemption

Copyright in the International Perspective

Introduction to the Law of Patents

Patent Eligibilityv Utility

Novelty

Nonobviousness

The Patent Instrument

Patent Prosecution

Patent Infringement

Equitable Defenses to Patent Infringement

Remedies for Patent Infringement

Patent Law in International Perspective

Trade Secret Law

Introduction to the Law of Trademarks

Acquiring Trademark Rights

The Distinctiveness Requirement and Issues of Trademark Validity

Protection for Trade Dress and Other Unconventional Trademarks

Trademark Infringement, Counterfeiting and False Advertising

Trademark Dilution

Fair Use, Other Affirmative Defenses and Remedies

Trademark Assignments and Licensing

Trademarks on the Internet

International Aspects of Trademark Protection

Appendix. Researching the Law of Intellectual Property

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes

Index

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