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Blackstone's Statutes on Intellectual Property

Fourteenth Edition

Edited by Andrew Christie and Stephen Gare

August 2018

ISBN: 9780198818595

632 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

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Blackstone's Statute Series

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Celebrating ove 30 years as the market-leading series, Blackstone's Statutes have an unrivalled tradition of trust and quality. With a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority, they remain first-choice for students and lecturers, providing a careful selection of all the up-to-date legislation needed for exams and course use.

  • Unparalleled coverage of intellectual property law, carefully reviewed and selected to include all the up-to-date legislation relevant to the course
  • Unannotated primary and secondary legislation, allowing students to take this book into examinations
  • The detailed table of contents and clear text design aid navigation and make it easy for students to locate the legislation they need

New to this edition

  • Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind 2013
  • TRIPS Agreement Article 31bis, Annex and Appendix
  • European Union Trade Mark (codification) Regulation (EU) 2017/1001
  • Permitted Uses of Copyright Subject Matter for the Benefit of Persons who are Blind Directive (EU) 2017/1564
  • Trade Secrets Directive (EU) 2016/943
  • Amendments made by the Digital Economy Act 2017, the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017, and The Copyright (Free Public Showing or Playing) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 (UK)

About the Author(s)

Edited by Andrew Christie, Chair of Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, and Stephen Gare, Consultant, SDG at SW6

Professor Andrew Christie is the Chair of Intellectual Property, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne. He is an adviser to governments and international organizations, has published widely in the field, and has been identified by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the worlds 50 most influential people in intellectual property.

Stephen Gare is Consultant at SDG, London and former Head of Intellectual Property at Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP, London. He has wide-ranging experience in the litigation and transactional aspects of all areas of intellectual property and information technology.

Reviews

"I am very impressed with the scope of the statute book. It is professionally presented and easy for students to use." - Dr. Tom Frost, Lecturer in Legal Theory, University of Sussex

"This work is an intelligent selection of the legislation and other normative materials needed at both undergraduate and postgraduate level." - Owen Warnock, Emeritus Professor, School of Law, University of East Anglia

"An excellent and comprehensive collection of needed statutes." - Dr Bruce Wardhaugh, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Manchester

"Blackstones Statues are a very reliable series. Up-to-date legislation, with a good match for teaching needs. Students appreciate the clear layout and easy reference materials. Ideal for exam use." - Renu Barton-Hanson, Associate Professor in Law, Middlesex University

"With an excellent selection of statutes and a clean, accessible layout, Blackstone's have long been the go-to series for statute books" - Lee Roach, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Portsmouth

"With their reputation for accuracy and expertly-selected legislation, the Blackstone's Statutes have been well-received by students for decades." - Chris Bevan, Associate Professor in Property Law, Durham Law School

"With an excellent selection of statutes and a clean, accessible layout, Blackstone's have long been the go-to series for statute books." - Lee Roach, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Portsmouth

"The Blackstone's series, with their unannotated content, are an excellent resource for students during their exams." - Colin Moore, Associate Lecturer, Kent Law School

"As all the books in the Blackstone's Series take a similar approach to layout and structure I find it easy to locate the document I need, whichever area of law I'm studying." - Iliyana Dimitrova, Diploma in Professional Legal Studies student at the University of Edinburgh

"With their reputation for accuracy and expertly-selected legislation, the Blackstone's Statutes have been well-received by students for decades." - Chris Bevan, Assistant Professor in Property Law, University of Nottingham

"The running headings at the top of the page enable readers to tell easily which Schedule to an Act they are looking at - this is what marks out the Blackstone series from its competitors." - Nigel Furey, Teaching Fellow, University of Bristol

Additional Resources

The accompanying online resources include video guides to reading and interpreting statutes, web links, exam tips, and an interactive sample Act of Parliament.

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