Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age

Author: Robert P. Merges
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454820093
Format: PDF
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Intellectual Property in the New Technological Age addresses the full range of legal protections for IP: trade secret, patent law, copyright law, trademarks/trade dress, state and federal intellectual property protections, protections for computer software, and a general overview of antitrust law. Top authors in the field integrate cases and materials with challenging practice problems to help students begin to think like practitioners, and their website provides continual updates. The text is deeply enriched by a law and economics perspective, giving students analytical tools to examine the subject in depth. The text is particularly strong on new media issues such as computer software. An annual statutory and case supplement includes an introduction to biotechnology as well a review of all the latest legal developments in IP. The Sixth Edition fully explores the America Invents Act (AIA), the most significant reform to the patent laws in 60 years. This includes a detailed explanation of the new "first inventor to file" priority and novelty rules; in-depth treatment of the new administrative procedures created by the AIA, including Post-Grant Review and Inter Partes Review; description of the new "prior user right" changes in the best mode defense; and other features of the AIA. Features covers the full range of legal protections for Intellectual Property trade secret patent law copyright law trademarks/trade dress state and federal intellectual property protections protections for computer software overview of antitrust law top authors in the field, teaching at schools known for a strong IP focus integrates cases and materials with practice problems to help students think like practitioners enriched by a law and economics perspective that provides students with analytical tools focuses on new media issues such as computer software annual statutory and case supplement introduction to biotechnology latest legal developments in IP Thoroughly updated, the revised Sixth Edition presents: complete coverage of the America Invents Act (AIA), the most significant reform to the patent laws in 60 years detailed explanation of new "first inventor to file" priority and novelty rules in-depth treatment of new administrative procedures created by the AIA, including Post-Grant Review and Inter Partes Review description of the new "prior user right" changes in the best mode defense, and other features of the AIA

The Law of Intellectual Property

Author: Craig Allen Nard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145488665X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This comprehensive and practical book focuses on the core concepts of Intellectual Property. Its innovative pedagogy engages students with problems drawn from actual cases and provides them with introductions to cases and contextual summaries in the notes. Patent: Up to date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including: • Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark • Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases • More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision-making and PTAB inter partes review • Enhanced Patent Reform Perspectives (i.e., America Invents Act) Copyright: • Expanded coverage of contemporary developments in copyright law, with 13 new cases; • Broader coverage of recent developments gives adopters greater flexibility in choosing materials within that structure. Trademark: • Updated to reflect recent Supreme Court decisions • New materials on bars to registration, functionality, expressive use, and remedies

Land Transfer and Finance

Author: Curtis J. Berger
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735598546
Format: PDF, Docs
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Be sure to examine this thorough revision before you teach your next course in real estate transactions and financing. Whether you focus on the taxation and financing aspects of a transaction or the contractual and title areas, you will find that Land Transfer and Finance: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the law involved in land transactions as well as a solid doctrinal and historical foundation.

The First Amendment

Author: Geoffrey R. Stone
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876565
Format: PDF, Docs
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From the same authorship team behind the highly successful Constitutional Law and among the leading casebooks in the field, The First Amendment provides a comprehensive and accessible review of speech and religion jurisprudence under the First Amendment. The eminent authorship team, whose members are distinguished both in teaching and scholarship, combines textual, historical, theoretical, and doctrinal approaches in an inclusive and creative survey of the essential elements of modern First Amendment doctrine. It has been completely updated to incorporate recent developments in the field, including campaign finance and government speech, and provides a broader discussion of modern First Amendment issues, including those related to modern technology. Features: Completely updated to incorporate recent developments in the field, including campaign finance and government speech Broader discussion of modern First Amendment issues, including those related to modern technology Updated notes and questions, including those placing the First Amendment in practice New Cases Added: United States v. Alvarez Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. EEOC Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission Walker v. Texas Div. Sons of Confederate Veterans, Inc.

Property

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454896507
Format: PDF, Docs
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Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Ninth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a rich visual design, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Ninth Edition, the authors have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the classic Property text. Key Benefits: A new chapter on the Intellectual Property/Property relationship, that gives students a taste of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, and trade secrets law. The chapter highlights the differences and similarities among the legal treatment of real, chattel, and intellectual property. A dynamic, two-color designed casebook that encompasses cases, text, questions, problems, examples and numerous photographs and diagrams. Extended coverage of major recent Supreme Court decisions, including Murr v. Wisconsin, Horne v. Department of Agriculture, and Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States.

Trademarks Unfair Competition and Business Torts

Author: Barton Beebe
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454824107
Format: PDF, ePub
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Incorporating seminal and cutting-edge cases and materials, this stellar author team delivers broad coverage of trademarks, unfair competition, and business torts that includes detailed attention to the role of technology, along with practice problems that encourage students to think like practitioners. Ideal for courses on Trademark Law, Unfair Competition, or Business Torts, this casebook features: a broad examination of current trademark and unfair competition law outstanding coverage of false advertising law extensive treatment of the "hot news" doctrine (misappropriation), including the most recent cases a thoughtful survey of business torts, including cases that address tortious interference, trade libel, and related torts such as RICO dynamic pedagogy that spans cutting-edge cases and materials, notes, questions, and hands-on practice problems

Copyright in a Global Information Economy

Author: Julie E. Cohen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454863277
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Copyright in a Global Information Economy explores the full range of copyright law and its relationship to technological innovations and globalization. Written with precision and clarity, this ambitious yet manageable casebook elucidates the fundamental disputes of copyright law with incisive and balanced perspective. The book features comprehensive coverage of domestic and international copyright law, a balanced treatment of controversial issues, as well as a wide selection of concisely edited cases, engaging and practical examples and discussions, and photographs that facilitate and stimulate discussion of cases. Key Features of the New Edition Reorganization of materials on the copyright owner’s exclusive rights New section on copyright due diligence, licensing, and litigation Updated, streamlined notes and questions Practice exercises designed to engage students from a variety of perspectives including advocacy, client counseling, and legislative Drafting

International Trade Law

Author: Joost H.B. Pauwelyn
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877472
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by a team of leading scholar/practitioners including a former Appellate Body member, PhD economist and former WTO Secretariat Lawyer, International Trade Law covers all aspects of WTO law. Appropriate for a two- to three-hour international trade course, the third edition covers trade in goods, services, and intellectual property, in 22 succinct chapters of around 30 pages, carefully excerpting leading cases, providing basic introductions, probing questions and real life problems. This book balances positive and normative perspectives, mixing legal texts and panel/Appellate Body decisions with analysis of economic and policy challenges faced by the international trading system. The Third Edition has been updated to include recent political and economic events, issues and policy debates, and supplements new developments in case law with additional questions and a revised Teacher’s Manual. Hallmark features of International Trade Law: • Prepared by three leading WTO scholars – providing a balanced international and methodological perspective • Up-to-date, discriminating case selection presents both classic cases and recent doctrine • Contextualizes international trade issues with insights into key economic factors at work • Key WTO cases are edited and presented to illustrate and teach central concepts and doctrine • Illuminating introductory and explanatory material throughout • Helpful summaries of key teaching points are included in each chapter • Well-crafted questions stimulate class discussion on policy issues • Manageable length for two- and three-credit courses • Adaptable to graduate-level courses in international trade • Comprehensive Teachers Manual with answers to questions as well as teaching suggestions, tips, and supplementary material appropriate for class discussion • Complemented by a thorough and up-to-date documents supplement The Third Edition has been revised to include: • Third author added: Jennifer Hillman, former member of the WTO Appellate Body and the US International Trade Commission, now Professor at Georgetown Law • Major revision of trade remedy chapters (dumping, subsidies, safeguards) with new hands-on practical problems • Completely revised chapter on technical barriers to trade (TBT) taking account of new jurisprudence post-2012 (US – Clove Cigarettes, US - Tuna II, US – COOL, EC – Seal) • New text on post-2008 trade collapse, global value chains • Updated statistics on WTO dispute settlement, free trade agreements, developing countries • Discussion of 2015 US Trade Promotion Authority, mega-regionals including TPP and TTIP, 2014 Trade Facilitation Agreement • Includes summaries of new, major cases such as Canada – Feed-in Tariff, EC – Seal, Peru – Agricultural Products, China – Rare Earths