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Published: 13 June 2013

792 Pages


ISBN: 9780199643318

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Holyoak and Torremans Intellectual Property Law

Seventh Edition

Paul Torremans

  • A concise and thoroughly readable introduction to intellectual property law in the UK; the European and increasingly international dimensions are also explored
  • Places the recent developments in intellectual property law in their economic and social contexts, ensuring students are able to understand the fundamental underpinnings of intellectual property law
  • Flow diagrams and charts help illustrate key principles and processes
  • Chapter introductions and concluding overviews set the scene and provide a succinct summary of the topics, as well as prompting areas for further thought


  • Integrates the recent developments on the EU Patent via the enhanced cooperation route
  • Examines the reform of copyright, both EU (orphan works etc) and domestic (follow up on the Hargreaves review and issues such as format shifting)
  • Key new cases include: Trade marks and passing-off: Och Ziff v Och Capital, Louis Vuitton v E-Bay, DHL v Chronopost, L'Oreal v E-Bay; Copyright: Thuiscopie Padawan, Football Dataco v Sportradar, Crosstown v Rive Droite Music; Patents: Grimme v Scott, Shanks v Unilever, Medimmune v Novartis, Nokia v IPcom, Teva v Merck, Virgin Atlantic v Premium Aircraft Interiors

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