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Published: 21 October 2021 (Estimated)

992 Pages

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ISBN: 9780198842873


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Intellectual Property Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

Fourth Edition

Tanya Aplin and Jennifer Davis

Text, Cases, and Materials

  • Focuses on domestic intellectual property law, while placing it firmly in its international context to allow students to gain a broad and thorough understanding of intellectual property as a global subject
  • Combines well-chosen extracts from case law and secondary materials with stimulating commentary to give students a wide variety of practical and academic perspectives
  • Provides an extensive selection of relevant further reading throughout each chapter, which allows students to use the textbook as a springboard for further research

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of the Directive (EU) 2019/790 on Copyright in the Digital Single Market and of the implementation of the Trade Secrets Directive (EU) 2016/943
  • New cases on EU copyright, including reproduction, communication to the public and quotation: Pelham v Hütter; Funke Median NRW GmBH v Bundesrepublik Deutschland; Spiegel Online v Volker Beck; and Levola Hengelo BV v Smilde Foods BV and Cofomel
  • Discussion of the Court of Appeal decision on joint authorship in Kogan v Martin
  • New CJEU rulings in trade marks such as Christian Louboutin v van Haren Schoenen BV and Simba Toys GmbH & Co. KG v EUIPO
  • The decision on passing off in Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd v Sandoz Ltd
  • The UK Supreme Court decisions on patent entitlement in Shanks v Unilever; on inventive step in Actavis v ICOS; and on sufficiency in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals v Kymab
  • Consideration of AI technologies in relation to copyright and patent law
  • Consideration of the impact of Brexit on UK IP law

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