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Intellectual Property Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Third Edition

Tim Press

August 2017

ISBN: 9780198803881

224 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Intellectual Property Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students

New to this edition

  • Discussion of the impact of Brexit in IP law
  • Discussion of the key changes introduced by the amended Trade Mark Regulation
  • Important case-law developments in relation to communication to the public, infringement of copyright in entrepreneurial works and the need for UK-based goodwill in actions for passing-off

About the Author(s)

Tim Press, Lecturer in Law, Cardiff Law School

Tim Press, BA (Chem) Oxon, solicitor. Tim Press decided to join the legal profession after leaving university in 1980 and qualified as a solicitor in 1984. He practised in London with Woodham Smith and Taylor Joynson Garrett, as a partner from 1988, specialising mainly in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work and general commercial litigation. He left practice in 1992, moved to Cardiff and embarked upon a new career as an academic. He teaches intellectual property to undergraduate students, and litigation and advocacy and commercial litigation on the Legal Practice Course.

Table of Contents

    1: Introduction to intellectual property and common themes
    2: Copyright
    3: Computer programmes and databases
    4: Moral rights
    5: Performers' rights
    6: Trade secrets and confidential information
    7: Patents
    8: Designs
    9: Passing-off and trade marks

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Intellectual Property Law Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/):

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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