Intellectual Property Examples and Explanations

ISBN-10: 1454803320

ISBN-13: 9781454803324

Edition: 4th 2012 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

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Description: Using proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this comprehensive studyguide provides students with a short account of the law, followed by avariety of concrete examples and explanations that help reinforce andgive substance to the key rules and concepts in intellectual propertylaw. Its flexible organization lets students move freely between topicsthat range from copyrights, to patents, trademarks and trade secrets.Keyed to all major IP survey courses and using compelling examples,Intellectual Property: Examples & Explanations is astraightforward guide that gives students a solid grounding in thisdynamic area of law.The Fourth Edition has been substantially updated to include newcase law, explanations and examples across a wide variety ofintellectual property issues. Several new Supreme Court cases have beenadded to the section on patents; the copyright section now includesconstitutional limits on the scope of copyright legislation and multiplecases on the boundaries of fair use and the extent of moral rights ofartists; new material on limits on trademark protections, ISP liabilityand cybersquatting are included in the section on trademarks; and newissues defining trade secrets in the Internet Age round out theFourth Edition .Hallmark features:• Complete coverage of core topics in intellectual property• Keyed to the major IP survey casebooks, with enoughexamples to reinforce any gaps in the text coverage.• Proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy helpsreinforce key rules and concepts.• Focuses on the fundamentals, concentrating on basic rulesand concepts and avoiding more sophisticated, specialized topics.• Flexible organization adapts to any course structureand allows students to work independently, brushing up on specifictopics as needed.The Fourth Edition has been substantially updated with the followingnew material:• Copyright:• Constitutional limits on the scope of copyright legislation.• Extent of moral rights of artists.• Multiple cases on the boundaries of fair use; licensing issues; workmade for hire in the startup company context; rights of buyers ofcopyrighted products and services, limits on digital rights managementsystems.• New Patent law:• Several Supreme Court cases, including patentability ofbusiness methods, software, and genes; ownership of universityinventions; standards for invalidating patents; standard for secondaryliability.• Other cases on liability for inaccurately marking aproduct as patented and scope of patent protection for biotechinventions.• Coverage of 2011 revision of patent statute by America Invents Act• Trademark:• Limits on trademark protection for functional items.• ISP liability for customers’ trademark infringement.Using proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this comprehensive studyguide provides students with a short account of the law, followed by avariety of concrete examples and explanations that help reinforce andgive substance to the key rules and concepts in intellectual propertylaw. Its flexible organization lets students move freely between topicsthat range from copyrights, to patents, trademarks and trade secrets.Keyed to all major IP survey courses and using compelling examples,Intellectual Property: Examples & Explanations is astraightforward guide that gives students a solid grounding in thisdynamic area of law.The Fourth Edition has been substantially updated to include newcase law, explanations and examples across a wide variety ofintellectual property issues. Several new Supreme Court cases have beenadded to the section on patents; the copyright section now includesconstitutional limits on the scope of copyright legislation and multiplecases on the boundaries of fair use and the extent of moral rights ofartists; new material on limits on trademark protections, ISP liabilityand cybersquatting are included in the section on trademarks; and newissues defining trade secrets in the Internet Age round out theFourth Edition .Hallmark features:• Complete coverage of core topics in intellectual property• Keyed to the major IP survey casebooks, with enoughexamples to reinforce any gaps in the text coverage.• Proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy helpsreinforce key rules and concepts.• Focuses on the fundamentals, concentrating on basic rulesand concepts and avoiding more sophisticated, specialized topics.• Flexible organization adapts to any course structureand allows students to work independently, brushing up on specifictopics as needed.The Fourth Edition has been substantially updated with the followingnew material:• Copyright:• Constitutional limits on the scope of copyright legislation.• Extent of moral rights of artists.• Multiple cases on the boundaries of fair use; licensing issues; workmade for hire in the startup company context; rights of buyers ofcopyrighted products and services, limits on digital rights managementsystems.• New Patent law:• Several Supreme Court cases, including patentability ofbusiness methods, software, and genes; ownership of universityinventions; standards for invalidating patents; standard for secondaryliability.• Other cases on liability for inaccurately marking aproduct as patented and scope of patent protection for biotechinventions.• Coverage of 2011 revision of patent statute by America Invents Act• Trademark:• Limits on trademark protection for functional items.• ISP liability for customers’ trademark infringement.Summary of Contents1. The Contours of Intellectual Property LawPART I. COPYRIGHT2. Subject Matter: Creative Expression, "No Matter How Humble, Crude, or Obvious"3. Excluded Subject Matter: Ideas, Functional Aspects, Infringing Material, Government Works4. Obtaining Protection and Licensing: Ownership, Formalities, Duration5. Exclusive Rights: Their Enforcement and LimitationsPART II. PATENT6. Patentable Subject Matter: Products and Processes7. Substantive Standards for Protection: New, Useful, and Nonobvious Inventions8. Obtaining Protection, Ownership, and Licensing: Of Hoops and Pitfalls9. Rights and Infringement: "The Benefit of His Invention"PART III. TRADEMARK10. Subject Matter of Trademark Law11. Substantive Standards for Protection: "The Source-Distinguishing Ability of a Mark"12. Obtaining Protection and Licensing: Using, Registering, Licensing, and Losing a Trademark13. Infringement and Related Rights Under Trademark LawPART IV. TRADE SECRET14. Trade Secret Subject Matter: Information with Economic Value from Not Being Generally Known15. Getting Protection Through Reasonable Security Measures and Losing Protection Through Public Disclosure16. Misappropriation and RemediesPART V. THREE STATE LAW THEORIES AND PREEMPTION17. Three More State Law Theories and Federal PreemptionIndex

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List price: $49.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Publication date: 4/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

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