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Blackstone's Statutes on Intellectual Property

Fifteenth Edition

Andrew Christie

06 August 2020

ISBN: 9780198861027

664 pages

In Stock

Blackstone's Statute Series

Price: £14.99

Unsurpassed in authority, reliability and accuracy; Blackstone's Statutes, trusted by students for over 30 years.



Celebrating over 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

  • Digital Single Market Directive 2019/790
  • Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU 2019, and Political Declaration
  • Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2018
  • Existing United Kingdom legislation has been updated to incorporate amendments effectuated by, inter alia: Copyright and Related Rights (Marrakesh Treaty etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 2018; the various (EU Exit) Regulations, for Copyright and Related Rights, Designs and International Trade Marks, Exhaustion of Rights, Patents, and Plant Breeder's Rights; and the Trade Marks Regulations 2018
  • Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances 2012, and Agreed Statements

About the Author(s)

Andrew Christie

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 world's 50 most influential people in intellectual property.


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

"Blackstone's Statutes 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

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.

Visit Andrew Christie's blog page for additional insight into intellectual property law.

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