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Published: 17 February 2011

1,056 Pages


ISBN: 9780199556588

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Intellectual Property and Private International Law

Second Edition

James J. Fawcett and Paul Torremans

Oxford Private International Law Series

  • Offers a comparative approach of private international law and intellectual property law and assesses how these disciplines impact on and co-operate with the other
  • A new edition of a major work by top figures in the field which was the first full account in the legal literature and remains the only significant systematic treatment
  • Addresses the large number of intellectual property cases that now involve foreign law, particularly in commercial courts and which are now of increasinging significance to practitioners

New to this Edition:

  • Updated to take into account the replacement of the Brussels Convention by the Brussels I Regulation
  • Updated to take into account the introduction of the Rome II Regulation dealing with the applicable law in relation to non-contractual obligations
  • Includes coverage of the extensive case law from national courts and the ECJ
  • Brings case law on the issue of the Community Trade Mark and Directive up to date
  • Includes all the major new Directives, eg implementing the WIPO treaties 1996
  • Considers the development of the case law on the interaction between trade marks and domain names
  • New chapters added; jurisdiction and validity of rights; jurisdiction, the internet and intellectual property rights; current proposals for jurisdictional reform; choice of law and the internet; reform in relation to the applicable law
  • Fully updated and substantially rewritten to take account of the many major changes in the law over the past ten years

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