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Intellectual Property

Author : James Boyle
ISBN : 1535598166
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Intellectual Property: Law & the Information Society - Cases & Materials 3rd edition (2016). This Open Coursebook is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks-from logos to novels to drug formulae -and the exceptions and limitations that define those rights. It focuses on the three main forms of US federal intellectual property-trademark, copyright and patent, with a new chapter on Federal and state trade secret protection-but many of the ideas discussed here apply far beyond those legal areas and far beyond the law of the United States. The book is intended to be a textbook for the basic Intellectual Property class, but because it is an Open Coursebook, which can be freely edited, customized, copied and shared, it is also suitable for undergraduate classes, or for a business, library studies, communications or other graduate school class. A free downloadable version can be found at the Duke Center for the Study of the Public Domain website. Each chapter contains an clear introduction to the field, cases and secondary readings illustrating the structure and conflicts in the theory and doctrine of intellectual property, followed by questions to test the student's understanding. Every chapter is built around a set of problems or role-playing exercises involving the material. The problems range from a video of the Napster oral argument, with the students asked to take the place of the lawyers, to exercises counseling clients about how search engines and trademarks interact, to discussions of the First Amendment's application to Digital Rights Management or the Supreme Court's new rulings on gene patents. The readings include writers as diverse as John Locke, Mark Twain, Victor Hugo, Thomas Babington Macaulay and John Perry Barlow, former lyricist for the Grateful Dead. This edition is current as of August 2016. It includes discussions of such issues as the Redskins' trademark cancellation and the recent constitutional challenges to it, the Google Books case, the America Invents Act's changes to patent law, and the 2016 Defend Trade Secrets Act which created a new Federal trade secrecy cause of action. It is designed to be used with Boyle & Jenkins, Intellectual Property: Selected Statutes and Treaties, 2016 Edition, which is also available both as a freely downloadable Open Coursebook and a high quality, low-cost paperback. About the Authors James Boyle is William Neal Reynolds Professor of Law at Duke Law School and the former Chairman of the Board of Creative Commons. His other books include The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind Jennifer Jenkins is Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School and the Director of the Center for the Study of the Public Domain. Her recent articles include In Ambiguous Battle: The Promise (and Pathos) of Public Domain Day, and Last Sale? Libraries' Rights in the Digital Age.

Understanding Intellectual Property Law

Author : Donald S. Chisum
ISBN : 9781579111434
Genre : Law
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Understanding Intellectual Property Law, 2nd Edition covers all of the intellectual property areas and issues likely to be addressed in an intellectual property survey course. After a comprehensive Introduction in Chapter 1, the general areas covered in the remaining chapters include: • Patents • Trade Secrets • Copyright • Trademarks, and • Other Intellectual Property Rights such as: • Design Protection • Plant Protection • Semiconductor Chip Protection • False Advertising • Misappropriation • Rights of Publicity • Idea Submission This new edition also includes: • Coverage of major Supreme Court cases in intellectual property from the past decade • Changes made in response to the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) • Synthesis and reorganization of materials on patentable subject matter • Developments in trade secret law, including adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) • Synthesis and reorganization of materials on copyrightable subject matter • New material on secondary liability, including Grokster, Global-Tech, and the safe harbors and notice-and-takedown provisions for online service providers • Coverage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, including anti-circumvention and copyright management information • New materials on Internet technology, including streaming, search engines, keyword advertising, domain names, and cybersquatting • Completely revised coverage of trademarks, including the Federal Trademark Dilution Act and the Trademark Dilution Revision Act While Understanding Intellectual Property Law, 2nd Edition presents important updates to Patent Law since the first edition, unfortunately timing did not allow inclusion of provisions of the America Invents Act. A complimentary supplement (.pdf) addressing these provisions and the changes to Patent Law (covered in Chapter # 2) as a result of these provisions is now available. Professors can access this Supplement at: Students will be able to access and download the Supplement (at no charge) at: The supplement analyzes important statutory provisions and their effect on current patent law. Topics from the new Act will include: (1) the first inventor to file system and its effects on the definition of prior art; (2) the new derivation proceedings, replacing the current system of interferences, which allows a patent owner to challenge an earlier filed patent for derivation from the subsequent patent; (3) the prior commercial use defense; (4) the new procedures for inter partes review; (5) the new procedure for post-grant review; (6) the new rules for improper patent marking: (7) changes to the treatment of tax method patents; (8) the new rules pertaining to the best mode requirement; and (9) changes to the rules of jurisdiction.

The Public Domain Enclosing The Commons Of The Mind

Author : James Boyle
ISBN : 3849523675
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This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the cultural legacy and to promote the timeless works of classical literature. Readers of a TREDITION CLASSICS book support the mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion. With this series, tredition intends to make thousands of international literature classics available in printed format again - worldwide.

Copyright In A Global Information Economy

Author : Julie E. Cohen
ISBN : 0735579326
Genre : Law
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Comprehensive and up-to-date, this 2009 Statutory Supplement is the perfect complement to any copyright law casebook, including the authors' own Copyright in a Global Information Economy, now in its Second Edition. Featuring important domestic and international materials, plus cases: The U.S. Copyright Act Relevant provisions from Titles 18 and 28 of the United States Code The Table of Contents to Title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations Major international copyright treaties Notable European Union Directives High-impact cases: Meshwerks, Inc. v. Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (originality) Jacobsen v. Katzer (enforceability of open source licenses) Capitol Records, Inc. v. Thomas (distribution right) Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc. (first sale doctrine) Cartoon Network LP v. CSC Holdings, Inc. (public performance right) IQ Group Ltd. v. Wiesner Publishing, LLC (copyright management information) Revised section on copyright preemption of contract terms Revised section on injunctions in copyright cases after eBay v. MercExchange, LLC

Drafting Patent License Agreements

Author : Dennis P. O'Reilley
ISBN : 1617467405
Genre : Patent licenses
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Shamans Software And Spleens

Author : James BOYLE
ISBN : 9780674028630
Genre : Law
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Blackstone S International Law Documents

Author : Malcolm Evans
ISBN : 9780199678617
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Market-leading and first choice with students and lecturers, Blackstone's Statutes have a 25-year tradition of trust and quality unrivalled by others, and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority. Relied on by students in exams and for course use since 1987; they set the standard by which other statute books are measured.

Blackstone S Statutes On Company Law 2015 2016

Author : Derek French
ISBN : 9780198736073
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Blackstone's Statutes have a 25-year tradition of trust and quality, and a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority. Content is extensively reviewed to ensure a close map to courses. Blackstone's Statutes lead the market: consistently recommended by lecturers and relied on by students for exam and course use. Each title is: DT Trusted: ideal for exam use DT Practical: find what you need instantly DT Reliable: current, comprehensive coverage DT Relevant: content based on detailed market feedback Visit for accompanying online resources, including web links, additional legislation, updates, video guides to reading and interpreting statutes, exam tips, and an interactive sample Act of Parliament.

Film Copyright In The European Union

Author : Pascal Kamina
ISBN : 1139433385
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Intellectual property issues in the film industry are often highly complex and in today's world are evolving rapidly. In the first book on this subject, Pascal Kamina unravels the complexities of film protection in the fifteen member states of the European Union, giving special emphasis to the United Kingdom and France. As well as addressing key aspects of film copyright, Kamina also deals with the protection of film works within the European Union in the context of European harmonisation of copyright laws. He details the main features of the domestic legislations of EU member states, and identifies the difficulties awaiting a further harmonization of copyright and neighbouring rights in this field. This book will interest practitioners, academics and students. The developments on contracts and moral rights will be of particular interest to lawyers outside continental Europe.

Butterworths Employment Law Handbook

Author : Peter Wallington
ISBN : 1405799986
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An indispensable employment law reference source.Fully-updated statutory, non-statutory and European materials relating to employment law in England and Wales and Scotland. Cross-references to Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law are included, providing a convenient reference tool for use in tribunals.New to this edition:* The amendments made to the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 by the Trade Union Act 2016, as well as the 2016 Act itself* The provisions of the Scotland Act 2016 relating to the devolution of legislative powers relating to Employment Tribunals and the EAT in Scotland* New provisions in the Employment Rights Act 1996 in relation to Sunday working* Exclusivity terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations 2015* Amendments to the Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) Regulations 2013 restricting the granting of postponements* Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2016* Posted Workers (Enforcement of Employment Rights) Regulations 2016* Relevant provisions of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015, the Enterprise Act 2016, and the Immigration Act 2016* The 2016 EU General Data Protection Regulation* EAT Practice Statement: Notices of Appeal and Skeleton Arguments (2015)

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