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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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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Intellectual Property

Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell

Author: Arthur Raphael Miller,Michael H. Davis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314757388

Category: Copyright

Page: 437

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Patents; The Foundations of Patent Protection; The Subject Matter of Patents; Patentability -- Novelty and Statutory Bar; Patentability -- Utility; Patentability -- Non-Obviousness; Double-Parenting; Parenting Process; Infringement; Remedies; Patent Law and the Intersection of State and Federal Regulation; Trademarks; Foundations of Trademark Protection; Distinctiveness; Dilution and the Expansion of Trademark Doctrine; Loss of Trademark Protection and Partial Protection; Trademark Practice; Subject Matter; Infringement; Remedies; Copyright; Foundations of Copyright Protection; Subject Matter of Copyright; Exclusive Rights; Infringement; Fair Use; Ownership; Formal Requirements; Remedies; Copyright Laws and the Intersection of State and Federal Regulation.
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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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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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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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The Law of Contracts

Author: John D. Calamari,Joseph M. Perillo

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1049

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A detailed treatment of the basic rules, principles and issues in contracts, is provided in this one-volume hornbook. Some of the topics addressed include: offer and acceptance, parol evidence and interpretation, consideration, promissory estoppel, detrimental relianxe as a substitute for consideration, capacity of parties, and many others.
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