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Publisher Comments:

Instructors can count on this high-quality guide to support their primary text:

- offers complete coverage of all core topics in intellectual property

- the book is keyed to the major IP survey casebooks and includes enough examples to reinforce any gaps in the text coverage

- adheres to the effective Examples & Explanations method: each section of the book provides a short account of the law, followed by a variety of concrete examples and explanations that reinforce and give substance to the key rules and concepts

- the text focuses on the fundamental rules and concepts and remains clear and straightforward by omitting specialized areas

- modular chapter organization adapts readily to any course structure and allows students to work independently, brushing up on specific topics as needed

The Second Edition incorporates a wide range of new material:

- significant cases, including Grokster, Eldred, Lexmark/Chamberlain, Eolas, Wiredata, Southco, Silverstein, Integra, Knorr-Bremse, Moseley, KP Permanente, Dastar,, and Harjo

- new copyright cases on originality, fair use, scope of rights, moral rights, DMCA, and file sharing

- new patent law cases on utility, statutory bars, claim interpretation, obviousness, de minimis defense, inherency, and written description

- new trademark cases on search engine advertising, fair use, 43a post-Dastar, dilution post-Moseley, incontestability, and descriptiveness

- the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

- the CREATE Act, changing obviousness rules for joint research projects

- developments in intellectual property ownership and licensing

- the ongoing discussions on reform of thepatent system

- the growing influence of international treaties on domestic IP law

- trade secret law developments

- Eldred's effect in both constitutional and statutory law

- patent subject matter issues, from cloning to natural phenomena

- refreshed examples and explanations throughout

Product Details

Aspen Publishers
United states
McJohn, Stephen M.
Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property - General
Intellectual property -- United States.
Edition Number:
Examples & Explanations
Publication Date:
January 2006
9.98x7.06x.95 in. 1.76 lbs.

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