Intellectual property

the law of copyrights, patents, and trademarks

Author: Roger E. Schechter,John R. Thomas

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 915

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This work provides a comprehensive treatment of all three major branches of intellectual property law, surveying basic principles and emerging issues. The book summarizes what is clear, identifies what is unsettled, and offers concise views on how some open issues might be sensibly resolved. This text also deals with a variety of related intellectual property topics, including state laws governing the misappropriation of intangibles, state protection for the right of publicity and for trade secrets, and both federal and state rules concerning false advertising and deceptive trade practices. The authors use numerous examples to guide you through various technical areas.
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Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285401425

Category: Law

Page: 544

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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 text helps aspiring and practicing paralegals alike 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 text 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 text 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 students' interest and provide valuable insights into real-world paralegal practice. Additional features useful for paralegal students and professionals 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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The Legal Writing Handbook

Analysis, Research, and Writing

Author: Laurel Currie Oates

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454845597

Category: Law

Page: 948

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The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, continues in the tradition that has made it a resounding success and a leading text for almost two decades, offering a complete teaching package with everything a student needs for the legal writing course. Features: Updated with the goal of making students practice ready. New chapter on writing e-memos, that is, shorter, less formal memos that might be embedded in an email. Exercises added to the research chapters Expanded chapter on letters that discusses both opinion letters and demand letters.
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Just Research

Preparing for Practice

Author: Laurel Currie Oates,Anne Enquist

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454888040

Category: Law

Page: 176

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Just Research provides students with the information and skills that will enable them to do thorough and cost-effective research as soon as they enter into practice. Highly respected authors Laurel Currie Oates and Anne Enquist describe the sources that can be used to research the most common types of legal issues, for example, issues governed by state statutes and regulations, issues governed by federal statutes and regulations, issues governed by local law, and issued governed by common law.
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Battleground: Business [2 volumes]

Author: Peg Thoms,Michael L. Walden

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1573567396

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 704

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Business is one of the most potent cultural forces today, profoundly affecting every facet of our lives whether we are working in a corporate environment or not. This book surveys some of the most controversial issues and topics central to the contemporary business world. Included are more than 70 alphabetically arranged entries written by expert contributors. Each entry explores a topic's relevance and influence, highlights opposing viewpoints, provides sidebars of interesting information, and lists resources for further research. For students and general readers, this book is an engaging, accessible, and essential resource on the role of business in society. Globalization. Outsourcing. Downsizing. These are some of the economic issues at the center of today's society. Time after time, we see that business is one of the most powerful forces in the modern world, profoundly affecting every facet of our lives whether we work in a corporate environment or not. Because in one way or another the world is all about economics, students need to understand and appreciate the role of business in their lives. This book overviews the most important topics and issues characterizing the role of business in today's society. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on more than 70 critical issues or topics central to the role of business in our lives. Each is written by an expert contributor and provides a summary of the topic's relevance and influence, a consideration of opposing viewpoints, and a list of resources for further research. For students and general readers, this book is an engaging, accessible, and essential resource on the role of business in everyday life.
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Battleground

Author: Michael Walden,Peg Thoms

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313340659

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issues [4 volumes]

Author: Michael Shally-Jensen

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313392056

Category: Social Science

Page: 1707

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This single-source reference will help students and general readers alike understand the most critical issues facing American society today. • Four volumes divided by subject area • 225 entries written by experienced researchers and professionals who are experts in their fields • Charts and graphs • Comprehensive bibliographies at the end of each topic volume • Sidebars containing interesting and useful tangents to the main discussion • Further reading section at end of each entry, including Internet links
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Principles of Intellectual Property Law

Author: Gary Myers

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634607599

Category:

Page: N.A

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Intellectual property has helped define our culture, our economy, and our lifestyle. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and the right of publicity. It is designed to be reader-friendly and is up-to-date through October 2016, including many new important Supreme Court decisions in copyright, patent, and trademark law. It can be a study guide for an intellectual property survey course or used as a useful introduction or refresher for anyone interested in the field. The book focuses primarily on three main federal intellectual property rights - copyrights, patents, and trademarks - along with the new federal trade secret law and important areas of state law protection (such as the right of publicity).
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AIPLA Bulletin

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Intellectual property

Page: N.A

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The law of environmental protection

cases, legislation, policies

Author: John E. Bonine,Thomas O. McGarity

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1042

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Attempts to achieve a pragmatic understanding of what the statutes, regulations, and cases say about the law. The questions and materials following the excerpts not only challenge the student to understand how the current legal regime is applied but also invite students to think about how differently the law is constructed. Emphasizes the distinction between the technology-based approach and the media quality-based approach to improving and maintaining environmental quality. Chapters are arranged largely by statute.
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Principles of Legal Research

Author: Kent C. Olson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 499

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Principles of Legal Research will be published in June and available for fall 2009 class adoptions. Principles of Legal Research is the long-awaited successor to the venerable How to Find the Law, 9th edition, thoroughly updated for the electronic age. The text provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists nearly 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.
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Cases and materials on patent law

including trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks

Author: Robert A. Choate,William H. Francis,Robert C. Collins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1009

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Intellectual Property

Private Rights, the Public Interest, and the Regulation - Casebookplus

Author: Shubha Ghosh,Jay Kesan,Richard Gruner

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634608862

Category:

Page: 1371

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This book provides an overview of trademark, patent, and copyright doctrine and offers a foray into more advanced topics, such as digital rights management, international law, and state doctrinal developments in both civil and criminal law. Particularly important is a final chapter that develops the "new horizons" of intellectual property, covering topics such as open source software, intellectual property and business development, protections for traditional knowledge, and competition policy. This casebook is targeted to a wide range of law students, including both those who are technologically inclined and those who are interested in all forms of creativity and expression. The new edition expands on the strengths of the first edition. Chapters on copyright and trademark are reorganized to make them more readable and include more on digital rights management. The new edition covers recent IP issues in biotechnology, termination rights under copyright, search engines, the Google book project and the YouTube vs. Viacom case. The role of economic incentives in copyright and patent law is more extensively discussed, along with new treatments of post-grant patent proceedings, new media for public performance of copyrighted works, and digital copyrights. This edition is also supplemented by an extensive set of self-assessment questions (and answers) prepared by the authors, which are designed to provide feedback to students on their understanding of overall intellectual property concepts and of the specific contents of every chapter.With CasebookPlus youâe(tm)ll receive a print book, lifetime digital access to a downloadable eBook, 12-month online access to self-assessment quizzes tied to the casebook, leading study aids, Gilbert® Law Dictionary and an outline starter.eBook and Learning Library - Lifetime digital access to a downloadable eBook, 12-month online access to self-assessment quizzes tied to the casebook, leading study aids, Gilbert® Law Dictionary and an outline starter. Learning Library - 12-month online access to self-assessment quizzes tied to the casebook, leading study aids, Gilbert® Law Dictionary and an outline starter.
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Finding the law

an abridged edition of "How to find the law, 9th ed."

Author: Morris L. Cohen,Robert C. Berring,Kent C. Olson

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780314545879

Category: Law

Page: 570

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Legal control of water resources

cases and materials

Author: Joseph L. Sax,Robert H. Abrams,Barton H. Thompson

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 987

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The American Constitution

cases, comments, questions

Author: William B. Lockhart

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1255

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Computer law

cases, comments, and questions

Author: Peter B. Maggs,John T. Soma,James Alexander Sprowl

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 731

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